Phillip DeGioia Obituary, Death – On the occasion of the passing of former Solomontown Football Club player Phillip DeGioia, our deepest condolences go out to Sabina, Ros, and Vinnie, along with their families, as well as to the entire DeGioia and Caputo families.
It was only very recently that he passed away. During this difficult time, our thoughts are focused specifically on each and every one of you in particular. It is both my wish and my prayer that he may rest in eternal tranquility. The funeral mass for Philip DiGioia, who was 71 years old and lived on Lex Court in Port Orange, Florida, will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2006, at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in Port Orange, Florida, with the Reverend Raymond O’Leary serving as the celebrant.
This event will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2006. On Friday, May 26, 2006, the family will greet friends at the Lohman Funeral Home from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM. Following the visitation, there will be a Vigil Service beginning at 6:00 PM and continuing until 6:30 PM, which will be led by Deacon Tom Tagye. At the Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, on the evening of Tuesday, May 23, 2006, Mr. DiGioia passed away
On November 10th, 1934, he entered the world in the town of Monessen, Pennsylvania. It was in the home of Santo and Virginia Nicolosi DiGioia that he was brought into the world. He attended Monessen High School and received his diploma from there in the year 1952. Philip Tegnelia and Josephine Tegnelia were married on June 28, 1959. At the time of their wedding.
Philip was working as a welder for Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union #353. During their entire 22 years as residents of Carroll Twp, he and his family were regulars at the St. Philip Neri Parish. He had been a member of the United States Air Force in the past, and during the time of the Korean War, he had served in the SAC Unit. Josephine Tegnelia, who was married to Philip Tegnelia for a total of 48 years, is the only person who has survived after him.
A sister named Josie DiGioia Iacovangelo who lives in Monongahela, Pennsylvania; one daughter named Donna George Katula of Savannah, Georgia, and one daughter named Diane Stephen Beninato of Maitland, Florida; one son named Rick Monica DiGioia of Streetsboro, Ohio; six grandchildren named Michael Fleming, Sarah Katula, Stephen Beninato, and Dominic DiGioia; and a large number of niece