Jesse P. DeVittorio

Jesse P. DeVittorio, 84, of 11 South Broad St., Ridgway, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 at his residence. He was born May 23, 1927, in Ridgway, the son of the late Dominic and Josephine Monago DeVittorio. Mr. DeVittorio was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church and the Ridgway Knights of Columbus. He was a graduate of St. Leo's High School and he was a regular at Joey’s Bakery Breakfast Club. His past employers included the Hyde-Murphy Company where he worked as a master carpenter, Martin Marrietta where he worked as a drafting engineer, and Rochester Products where he worked as a master carpenter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is survived by nieces and nephews including Raymond Imhof Jr. (Debbie), James H. DeVittorio (Elena), and Debra Shirey (Paul), all of Ridgway, and Patti Pillitteri and Paul Tufts of Columbus, Ohio, and by Paul Pillitteri of California.In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by seven siblings, Herman DeVittorio, Henry DeVittorio, Orlando DeVittorio, Mary Pillitteri, Eleanor Imhof, Mayme Lunger, and John DeVittorio (in infancy); and by a nephew, Joe Imhof.Memorial services for Jesse P. DeVittorio will be held in the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 at 10 a.m. Officiating will be Fr. Brian Vossler, pastor of St. Leo's Catholic Church. Interment will be in St. Leo’s Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. for 1.5 hours prior to the service. Military honors will be accorded by the Ridgway Military Honor Detail. Memorial donations may be made to the Ridgway Ambulance Corp., 120 North Broad St., Ridgway, or to a charity of the donor's choice.