John G. ‘Pap’ DelBaggio

John G. “Pap” DelBaggio, 85, Altoona, died Tuesday at Altoona Regional.

He was born in Tyrone, son of the late Rocco Sr. and Duna (Rich) DelBaggio. He married Judy Hillard, and she died Feb. 24, 1984.

Surviving are a son, Jeffrey Kirk; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Hoover; and two brothers: Benedict and Rocco Jr.

He was preceded in death by six brothers: Edwin, Felix, James, Charles, George and Patsey; a sister, Nunzi Dugineer; and a son, John G. Jr.

John was a graduate of Tyrone High School, and he was inducted into the Tyrone Hall of Fame in 2001 for wrestling. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-48. He had been employed at a state liquor store for 56 years and served as marshal at the Sinking Valley Country Club.

John enjoyed golf, video games and spending time with family.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2013, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park Cemetery, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.