Marion “Moe” Antonelli, 88, of Carmichaels, died peacefully Sunday, July 8, 2012, in Southwest Regional Medical Center, Waynesburg, surrounded by his family.
He was born July 4, 1924, in Brownsville, a son of the late Nicola and Ellen Lash Antonelli.
Mr. Antonelli was a 1942 graduate of Point Marion High School.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II.
After the war, he became a miner at Shannopin Mine in Bobtown. He retired as secretary/treasurer of United Mine Workers of America, District 4.
On August 27, 1949, he married Shirley Kurilko Antonelli, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Marian Ozohonish (Edward) of Clarksville, Margaret “Maggie” D’Antonio (Gene) of Carmichaels and Nancy Malone (Wayne) of Morgantown. W.Va.; a son, Thomas Antonelli (Michele) of Pittsburgh; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Connie Fell of Morgantown.
Deceased are two sons, David and Daniel Antonelli, and five brothers, Nick, Ernie, Joe “Red,” Percy “Bud” and Willard.
Mr. Antonelli was a member of St. Hugh Church in Carmichaels and sang in the men’s choir.
He enjoyed playing baseball in his youth, gardening, cooking and dancing and traveling with his wife.