A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday for Joseph A. Doddo of 13 Sheakley Ave., Hempfield Township. He passed away at 4:04 p.m. Sunday (10-6-13) in Meadville Medical Center after a brief illness. He was 76.
Mr. Doddo was born Dec. 14, 1936, in Greenville to Joseph and Matilda Augustine Doddo.
He attended the former Penn High School, Greenville, and retired from the former Greenville Steel Car Co., where he had been employed for 33 years as a welder.
He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3374, Hempfield Township, and St. Michael’s Church, the Family Moose Center Lodge 276, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 805 and the Italian Home Club, all Greenville.
He had previously volunteered as a coach for both Greenville Midget Football and Greenville Little League.
Joe was an avid hunter and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He enjoyed dancing, fishing and spending time at the family camp in Tidioute.
He served in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany from 1959-63.
His wife, the former Judith A. Tauber, whom he married Aug. 18, 1967, passed away March 29, 2006.
He is survived by: two daughters, Shelia M. Doddo and Jodi L. Doddo, both Greenville; two sons, Joseph M. Doddo and his wife Jennifer, Stoneboro; and Matthew P. Doddo and his wife Laura, Transfer; a sister, Tina Becher, Greenville; and five grandchildren.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Mark A. Doddo.
Joseph A., 76, of 13 Sheakley Ave., Hempfield Township.
Calling hours: Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday (10-9-13) in LOUTZENHISER-JORDAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville. Visitors may sign an online guestbook and view a video tribute at www.loutzenhiser-jordanfuneralhome.com
Service: Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. Thursday (10-10-13)) in St. Michael’s Church, Greenville.
Interment: With committal service in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Greenville, and military honors rendered by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3374, Hempfield Township.