Pete CortazzoDecember 28, 1921 ~ June 25, 2017 (age 95)
Age 95 of Wilmerding died peacefully on Sunday, June 25, 2017.
Pete was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served as a medic and member of the Army Baseball Team. Pete was retired from the
Westinghouse Airbrake Co. in Wilmerding and was truly regarded
as one from the “Greatest Generation” . He was the last survivor of his
brothers and sisters of the Cortazzo family. He was a son
of the late Nicholas and Rosella Cortazzo. Beloved husband of the
late Dolores Cortazzo. Loving father of
Rosella (Tom) Hoffmann, Dolores Miklos and
Angela (Rich) Deanovich. Devoted grandfather of
Zachary Miklos, Luke Deanovich, Therese Hoffmann
and Marisa Deanovich. Brother of the late
Mary Womer, Carmine, Patsy, James, Frank, John, Anthony,
Joseph, Margaret and Philomena Cortazzo. Also survived by
numerous nieces and nephews and all who loved him.
Family and friends received Alfieri Funeral Home, Inc.
201 Marguerite Ave. Wilmerding, PA 15148. (412) 824-4332
On Thursday from 5:00-8:00 PM and Friday from 2-8 PM.
Parting prayers at the funeral home on Saturday at
9:00 AM followed by Mass of Christian Burial in
St. Jude the Apostle Church at 10;00 AM. Entombment with
Military honors will follow at Good Shepherd Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to his favorite charity, St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital PO Box 1000, Memphis TN. 38148 or www.stjude.org or 1800-822-6344