Gino Scipioni

Gino Scipioni, 79, Altoona, passed away Friday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Camarda, Italy, son of David and Lucia Scipioni. He married Gioconda Pacifico on Oct. 20, 1962.

Surviving are his wife; two sons: Pat of Johnstown and Guilio (Kathy) of Altoona; six granddaughters: Angela, Martina, Francesca, Elayna, Marina and Daniela; and a sister, Arminia Landi in Italy.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Angela Polidoro.

Gino retired from Garvey Manor maintenance department. He was also an owner of a transportation company in Venezuela.

Gino was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. He was a member of Buccinese Society, where he enjoyed playing bocce and was a social member of Cesare Battisti Club.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Santella Funeral Home, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.