Angelo Joseph Incitti, 92, of Williamsport, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, in Scranton Regional Hospital of natural causes. He had been a resident of the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center in Scranton.
Born March 20, 1921, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late John B. and Lucy (Fiori) Incitti. He married Celia Yolanda Cillo on July 3, 1941. They were married for 68 years prior to Celia's passing in 2009. Angelo was also preceded in death by his brothers, John and Michael Incitti, and his sister, Frances Montana.
Angelo left school at an early age to learn the barber trade and to help support his family. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and served during World War II as a Petty Officer first class aboard the U.S.S. George Randall, a troop transport ship based in Norfolk, Va. The Randall operated throughout the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Angelo Joseph Incitti
After returning from the war, he was a barber at the Ideal Barber Shop in Newberry. In 1950, he became the owner of the New Ideal Barber Shop in Newberry, where he remained until he retired in the late 80s. In addition to owning and operating his barber shop, he maintained the apartments within the Newberry building for more than 45 years.
Angelo was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was a lifelong member of the Slacks Run Hunting Club in Bodines. He was also a master woodworker known throughout the region for crafting mantel clocks, grandfather clocks, wooden toys and tables. Angelo was an active member of the former Ascension Church in Newberry where he helped refurbish pews, built tables for use during Mass, and volunteered on construction projects, festivals, and the Sunday coffee and donuts held in the parish center. He was also a member of VFW No. 7863 DuBoistown.
Surviving are two sons, Lance Incitti and wife Ruth of Denville, N.J., and Michael Incitti and wife Aprile of Mountaintop; five grandchildren, Lisa Landis, Karen Grove, Marc, Marissa and Chelsea Incitti; and four great-grandchildren, Maggie, Abigail, Melanie and Colton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 702 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Burial will be at Wildwood Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Korean War Veterans of Lycoming County. Visitation will be 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Angelo's name may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church Building Fund, 711 Edwin St., Williamsport, PA 17701, Kiwanis International, the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements entrusted to Sanders Mortuary.