The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
PFC Peter S. DiOrio

PFC Peter S. DiOrio

Birth
New York, USA
Death 14 Sep 1944 (aged 22–23)
Italy
Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 78873341 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Pfc. DiOrio Funeral Set

Funeral services for Pfc. Peter S. DiOrio, 23, of 137 Nelson st., who was killed in action in Italy Sept. 14, 1944, will be conducted at 8:15 a.m. Thursday at the Pirro & Sons funeral home and at 9 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, where a solemn high mass of requiem will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Agnes' Cemetery. Pfc. DiOrio, former Herald-Journal and Herald-American carrier boy for several years, enlisted in the Army in May, 1942, on his 21st birthday. He trained at Camp Shelby, Miss., and Fort Dix, N.J., before going overseas in December, 1943. He was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church and had attended Delaware and Tompkins Schools and Vocational High School. He was an employe of the Onondaga Pottery Co. Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles DiOrio; a sister, Mrs. Catherine Wituszynski; a brother, Charles DiOrio, Jr.; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 10 p.m. tomorrow. Bearers will be Nicholas DiOrio, Andrew Cisternino, Anthony DiRubbo, Francis Wise, Nicholas Licameli and Peter Vannelli. (Syracuse Herald-Journal, Syracuse, NY, Tuesday, November 16, 1948, p. 16, Col. 2)


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: mokennehan
  • Added: 21 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78873341
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Peter S. DiOrio (1921–14 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78873341, citing Saint Agnes Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by mokennehan (contributor 47119719) .