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 Martin Leo “Fatso” McDonnell

Martin Leo “Fatso” McDonnell

Birth
Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Jul 2002 (aged 79)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Carverton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 6625638 · View Source
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TIMES LEADER - MONDAY JULY 22, 2002

Martin "Fatso" McDonnell, of Pittston, passed away on July 20, 2002, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born October 22,1922, he was the son of the late Joseph and Martha Posten McDonnell. He was a graduate of Pittston Township High School, where he was president of his class. A veteran of World War II, Seabees Battalion, serving in the Pacific Theater.
He was a retiree of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 542, where he was a Master Mechanic and instructor for the Apprenticeship Program. He was a mamber of the Knights of Columbis, Fourth Degree, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 635, and Saint John's R.C. Church of Pittston.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Volpetti; sister,Margaret McHugh; and brothers Leo and Robert..
Surviving are his children, Joyce Costello of Harvey's Lake; Mrs.Lee (Judy) Wasilewski of Bear Creek; Thomas (Alice) of Clarks Summit; and Mrs.Thomas (Mary) Moscatelli of Pittston; Grandchildren, Brian and Mark Costello, of Tampa Florida; Matthew and Daniel,of Clarks Summit; Michael of Pittston ; Mrs.Eric (Joann) Steger of Datona Beach, Florida ; and Alise Moscatelli of Pittston ; Sisters, Alma Devlin,Mrs.Jerry ( Martha ) Connors, Mrs.Bernard ( Alice ) Bokanowski and Mrs.William ( Rita ) Villano, all of Connecticut, Rosemary Moran of Pittston Township; and Mrs.David ( Helen Chi-Chi ) Coyle of Union Dale ; brothers, Paul of Florida, Joseph ( Joan) of Scranton and William of Pittston Township.

Calling hours at the Adonizio Funeral Home, Wednesday - a funeral Mass will be said in Saint John's R.C. Church Interment will be in Carverton Cemetery, Kingston township, Pennsylvania...


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  • Created by: JERRY CONNORS/PAT DUNN
  • Added: 21 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6625638
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martin Leo “Fatso” McDonnell (22 Oct 1922–20 Jul 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6625638, citing Carverton Cemetery, Carverton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by JERRY CONNORS/PAT DUNN (contributor 39736903) .