YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, Fred Puglia, Sr., age 81, of Youngstown, passed away in St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
He was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania on July 16, 1938 to Joseph, Sr. and Pauline (Butryn) Puglia.
Fred is survived by his children, Deborah (the late Ron) Plamer, Diane (the late Jack) DeMatteo, both of Lordstown, Fred (Susan) Puglia of Poland, Tracy (Wes) Morris of New Castle, Mark (Penny) Jones of Lowellville and James (Nancy) Puglia of Bessemer; siblings, Cheryl (Phillip) Buttermore of New Castle and Joseph Puglia, Jr. of Bessemer; 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and his dogs, Dinky and Dewey.
Besides his parents, Fred was also preceded in death by his wife, Jean (Willis) Puglia; daughter, Karen Jones Halas; grandson, Matt Clupper and sister, Jeannette (the late Edward) Novad.
Fred graduated Bessemer High School in 1957 before his honorably served his country in the United States Air Force.
He spent his working years as an asphalt salesman.
Family to receive friends on Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 2:00 p.m., until the time of Memorial Service at 4:00 p.m., at Litehouse Baptist Church, 1021 Stateline Road, 16112.
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc.
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