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Frank “Fuzzy” Mancuso, Sr., 92, of Washington passed away Tuesday August 13, 2019 in his home, where he was cared for by his loving wife.
He was born September 11, 1926 in Washington the son of John and Bella Locust Mancuso.
During his youth, he attended Belleview Grammar School.
He was a veteran of WWII having served the United States Army in the post war occupation forces. During his military service he earned the WWII Victory Medal, was an M1 Rifle expert and .30 caliber machine gunner. He was a member of the USO and was their all around cowboy rodeo champion and entertained others with trick and fancy roping. He also enjoyed singing and playing his guitar.
Mr. Mancuso was a member of the American Legion Post #175 in Washington, PA for over fifty years.
Cooper Industries in Canonsburg employed his as a welder for thirty-seven years.
On September 20, 1952 in St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, he married Theresa Victorick who survives.
Surviving are his four children John (Carole) Mancuso of Washington, Christine (Blaine) Hainer of Washington, Frances (Peter) Ferraro of Florida and Frank Mancuso, Jr. of Virginia; a brother Albert Mancuso and a sister Evelyn Pirazzo both of Washington.
Also surviving are his grandchildren Nathan Mancuso, Jaimee Hagerman, Caitlan Hainer, Ashley Ferraro, Ryan Ferraro, Tommy Frye, Jeff (Kelly) Frye, and Bethany (Denny) Doverspike, and twelve great grandchildren.
Deceased are his siblings Leonard “Shorty” (Ann) Mancuso, Grace (Victor) Almo, and Angie (Richard) Myers; a sister-in-law Shirley Mancuso and brother-in-law Mike Pirazzo.
Funeral services were private with Paul Powers officiating and private burial in The Washington Cemetery with military honors by the United States Army and the American Legion Post #175 of Washington.
Arrangements are in the care of DeAngelo Funeral Home. A tribute wall is available at www.deangelocare.com.