Eugene “Geno” Bruno Sicchitano, 89, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 in his home at Strabane Trails in Washington.
He was born October 12, 1929 in Bentleyville, a son of Bruno A. and Eleanor H. Switz Sicchitano.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.
Mr. Sicchitano was an insurance underwriter for many years, until 1969 and after his father’s death, he took over his father’s insurance and real estate business in Bentleyville.
A big Pittsburgh sports fan, he loved going to Steelers, Penguins and Pirates games with his dad and brother Butch. He passed on his love of sports to his children and grandchildren, who often watched and listened to games with him.
Geno was married to Anita Brovey Sicchitano, who died March 28, 2019.
Surviving are his children, Renee of Glenn Burnie, Maryland, Scott (Tracy) of Cumming, Georgia, Todd (Karen) of Washington and Kristy of Greenville; grandchildren, Ian Cherok (Ashley), Bryan Cherok (Leslie), Dawn, Scott, Jr., Ryan and Alyssa Sicchitano and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased are brothers, Marvin “Butch” Sicchitano and Kenneth Sicchitano.
A private committal service was held at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Monongahela.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mario Lemieux Foundation, Two Chatham Center, Suite, 112 Washington Pl #1661, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. (www.mariolemieux.org/)
Arrangements in care of the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, 724-239-2255.
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