Vito Eozzo, 79, of 617 Sherry Rd., St. Marys, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk.
He was born July 12, 1934 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Nicholas and Vincenza Eozzo. On June 13, 1959, in the Sacred Heart Church, he married Jean M. Feldbauer, who survives
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School, Class of 1952. He was the retired owner of Vito's Dairy Dell in St. Marys where he worked for 45 dedicated years of service to his faithful customers, whom he considered his family. He was famous for his Vito's Hoagies.
He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and served as an usher at the church for many years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Lisa Fitzgerald and her husband John of St. Marys and Amy Black and her husband Ted of Buffalo, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Andrew Black, Nathan Black, Matthew Fitzgerald and Michael Fitzgerald; and a brother, Dominic Yozzo and his wife Rose of Tempe, Ariz.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Catherine McGonigal, Mary Eozzo, Victoria Feldbauer and Antoinette Beimer; and four brothers, Joseph Eozzo, Anthony Iozzo, Phillip Iozzo and James Eozzo.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Vito Eozzo will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. Alfred Patterson, OSB, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Cemetery. Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Friday from 6-8 p.m.
Memorials can be made to the Community Nurses, Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, Pa. 15857.
Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com.