Felix Albert Sperdute, 86, of North Wayne Street, Mahoningtown, died Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at his home.
He was born October 11, 1932 in New Castle, a son of the late Felix and Julia (Innocenti) Sperdute.
He was married to the late Jetta L. (Warren) Sperdute who died March 14, 2014.
Mr. Sperdute taught masonry at the Lawrence County Vo-Tech retiring after 22 years.
He was a member of Local #9 Chapter 17 of the Bricklayers International and was an apprentice instructor for the local.
Mr. Sperdute enjoyed making wine, collecting model trains and he made wooden model railroad buildings and structures.
He was also a Navy veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by three children, Howard Sperdute and wife, Carla, of New Castle, George Sperdute and wife, Rosanne, of New Castle and Cheryl Lamont and husband, Mark, of Mt. Jackson; ten grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Frank, Romeo, Al and James Sperdute and two sisters, Mary Ashton and Elaine George.
Visitation will be held at the William F. & Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, 926 Cunningham Avenue on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church. Father Victor J. Molka, Jr. will be officiating. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in the St. Lucy Cemetery.
A television tribute will air Thursday, March 28 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.