Obituary of James A. Moretti
James A. Moretti, 84, of Unity Township, passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. He was born on October 27, 1935 in Latrobe, a son of the late Anthony and Rose (Klapchar) Moretti.
James was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, he was employed at the former National Mine Service Co. in Indiana, PA. He was a charter member of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Latrobe, where he also served on church council and as head usher. He was a member of the Cooperstown Veterans and Sportsmen and the B.P.O.E. #907.
He is survived by his wife of over 63 years, Shirley J. (Marks) Moretti; his daughters, Pamela Stanko and her husband Michael of Latrobe, and Tracey Richards and her husband Pete of New Smyrna Beach, Florida; his grandchildren, Corey Stanko (Ashlee), Stacey Hixson (Ronald), Brooke Richards D.V.M., and Melia Richards; his great grandchildren, Sophia Stanko, Adelyn Stanko, and Emersyn Hixson; and his brother, Richard Moretti of Delaware.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM in the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe. Military honors accorded by the Latrobe-Derry Veterans Honor Guard will be held Wednesday at 6PM in the funeral home. A funeral service will take place Thursday at 11 AM in the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1325 Mission Road, Latrobe with his pastor, the Rev. William A. Schaefer officiating. Everyone please go directly to the church. Private interment will be in Unity Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund, c/o Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1325 Mission Road, Latrobe, PA 15650.To send flowers to the family of James Moretti, please visit Tribute Store
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