Thomas Diserio

DISERIO, Thomas Mathew “Toss,” 91, of Follansbee, WV, passed away February 15, 2013, at Brightwood Center, Follansbee, WV.

He was born January 20, 1922, in Wellsburg, WV, to the late Dominic and Maria Diserio.

He was a Navy veteran in the Korean Conflict and World War II and he was a retired a pipe fitter at Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. He was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church, Follansbee, WV, Theta Chi Alpha Fraternity, in Follansbee, Wellsburg Moose Lodge and the Holy Name Society.

In addition to his parents he was preceded by his five brothers, Bernie, Tony, Dominic, Vince and Frank Diserio; three sisters, Nancy, Sue, and Margaret.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Cecelia Lauck Diserio; a son, Tom Diserio and his wife Jody of Wellsburg, WV; two daughters, Cecelia L. Parish and her husband Bruce of Weirton, WV, Jane E. Bird and her husband Jerry of Follansbee, WV; a brother, Chuck Diserio of Las Vegas, NV; a sister, Angelina Vitarelli of Follansbee, WV; eight grandchildren; and 14 grea-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Sunday, February 17, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg. There will be a Christian Wake service 6 p.m. by Fr. Pete Giannamore on Sunday.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Monday, February 18, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Follansbee, WV, with Msgr. Paul Hudock as Celebrant.

Interment will follow to Highland Hills memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV, with full Military graveside Rites by the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. In Lieu of flowers family suggest memorial Contributions be made to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church or the Brooke Co. Veterans memorial Park.

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