Anthony J. Policichio

Anthony J. Policichio, 58, Altoona, passed away Wednesday at UPMC Altoona.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Anthony A. “Pepsi” and Angeline (Minielli) Policichio.

Surviving are a son, Christopher A. Veloz of Altoona; two grandchildren: Areia and Christiano; aunts and uncles: Chuck and Connie Minielli, Alex and Carol Scacco, John and Janice Minielli, Larry and Rose Ann Karstetter, Gloria Mignogna and Grace Minielli; and many cousins.

Anthony was a 1974 graduate of Altoona Area High School and retired from Conrail as a machinist. He enjoyed all types of sports.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Santella Funeral Home, where a funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, the Rev. Ronald Osinski officiating. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery.