Thomas Demarco of Sharpsville passed away at 8:10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System after a brief illness. He was 91.
Mr. Demarco was born Dec. 23, 1921, in Sharon to Guiseppe and Rosaria De Ronzza Demarco.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army Air Corps.
He worked for the former Sharon Transformer Division of Westinghouse Electric Corp. and retired as a maintenance foreman for Sharon Tube in 1983.
Thomas married the former Evelyn Van Gordor, who passed away in 1991.
Thomas was very mechanical-minded and always liked helping his loved ones. He also enjoyed bowling, playing cards, reading and playing the organ.
Thomas is survived by: his daughter, Sandi L. and her husband Frank Prezgay, Las Vegas; his son, Glenn M. Miller, Pittsburgh; three sisters, Helen Buckley, Hermitage; Janet Mirto, Brooksville, Fla.; and Beatrice Moran, Cortland; his brother, James Yannesse, Sharon; and four grandsons, Brian Prezgay, Dale Prezgay, Christian Prezgay and Matt Miller.
He was preceded in death by his father, Guiseppe Demarco; his mother, Rosaria Demarco; his sister, Josephine Mirto; and his brothers, Frank Demarco and Dominic Demarco.
The family has requested in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association 1701 North Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.
Thomas, 91, Sharpsville.
Calling hours: 11 a.m. to time of service Thursday (3-21-13) in STEPHEN J. SHERMAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 2201 Highland Road, Hermitage. Online condolences may be expressed at www.shermanfuneralhome.com
Service: Funeral services at 1 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Marc A. Stockton, pastor of St. Bartholomew’s Church, Sharpsville, officiating.
Interment: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hermitage.