John R. ColizzaJuly 10, 1923 ~ December 15, 2017 (age 94)
On December 15, 2017 age 94 of West Homestead;
John was born in Hays the son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Hick) Colizza;
John was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in WWII and the Korean War, a retired roll turner for U.S. Steel, member of the Hazelwood American Legion, member of the West Homestead Volunteer Fire Dept and an active member of St. Therese Church in Munhall;
Beloved husband of Anita (Rocco) Colizza for 69 years;
Loving father of Connie (Bill) Galvin, John (Lynn-Marie), Tony, Tom (Nancy) and Tina (Michael) Miguel;
Cherished grandfather of Shawn (Karen) Galvin, Amy (Joe) Vasek, Christopher (Liz) Colizza, Nicholas Colizza, Barbara Colizza and Megan Miguel;
Special great – grandfather to 6 great – grandchildren;
Preceded in death by his sisters Julia Vento, Louise Painter, Dolores Colizza and brothers Anthony, Edward, Albert, Frank and Joseph;
Family and friends received on Wednesday from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 PM at the George Irvin Green Funeral Home, Inc., 3511 Main St. Munhall, 15120 (412-461-6394). Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday at 10 AM in St. Therese Church in Munhall.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in John's memory to St. Jude Shrine, 308 North Paca Street, Baltimore, MD 21201;
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