Salvatore "Sal" Maiorana, 68, of Heim Hill Road, Montoursville, died suddenly Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.
Born July 25, 1944, in Carini, Palermo, Italy, he was a son of the late Croce and Antonina (Mazzamuto) Maiorana.
On June 26, 1978, he married the former Maria Sgroi, who survives. Together they celebrated 34 years of marriage.
While living in Italy, Sal served in the infantry of the Italian Army.
Having an interest and working in the restaurant business all his life, he and his brother opened the former Capri Pizza in the Lycoming Mall in 1980. Sal was currently the owner of Joe's Pizza, Williamsport.
He was a member of the Church of the Resurrection, Muncy.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are four sons and two daughters-in-law, Croce and Jennifer Maiorana, Muncy; Vincenzo Maiorana and Jonathan Maiorana, both of Montoursville; and David and Brook Maiorana, Muncy; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Giuseppe Maiorana, Williamsport; and Antonino and Maria Maiorana, Italy; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Giuseppa and Matteo Lo Duca; Ninetta and Giacomo LaFata; and Domenica and Vincenzo Lopiccolo, all of Italy; and five grandchildren, Alexander, Roman, Salvatore, Sophie and Mia.
Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 27, at the Church of the Resurrection, 75 Musser Lane, Muncy, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon.
Officiating will be his pastor, Rev. Glenn McCreary. Burial will follow in Montoursville Cemetery.
The family will provide the flowers and suggests contributions in Sal's name be made to the Church of the Resurrection, 75 Musser Lane, Muncy, PA 17756.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grenoblefuneralhome.com.