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John Colizza

July 10, 1923 — December 15, 2017

John Colizza

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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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