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George S. Trovato
January 3, 2024
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George S. Trovato, 95, of Johnstown, PA, passed away January 3, 2024, in Johnstown, PA. He was the son of the late Carmelo and Rosa Trovato, both immigrants from Italy. George was a graduate of Johnstown High School and Lincoln Institute. He also attended night classes at the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, PA. He served in the Marine Corps in Paris Island, SC for 2 years, 1946-1948 as a PFC, and retired from Bethlehem Steel Mill Car Shop after 33 years.
He was a member of St. Clare of Assisi, formerly St. Anthonys Church in Woodvale, PA his entire life, where he served as an usher. George was active in the Senior Center and played his accordion in nursing homes weekly for over 20 years. His wife Eleanor sang along with him for 10 of those years prior to her passing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife Eleanor of 12 years, 1996 - 2008, and his sister Natalina Garcia from Louisianna. He will be greatly missed by his siblings, Josephine Formica, Ross Trovato, John Trovato and Carmen (Charlene) Trovato, niece Patricia Formica DiPietro as well as other nieces and nephews, devoted and caring neighbors, Linda Petak and Lori Diequez, stepdaughter Monica Suri, and special friend Skip Fetzer.
A Funeral Mass will be held at Resurrection Catholic Church, 324 Chestnut St., Johnstown, PA at 10:00 am, Saturday, January 13, 2024, Fr. George Gulash. Interment will take place immediately after the service at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Geistown.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Clare of Assisi, formerly St. Anthony’s Church, 110 Maple Ave, Johnstown, PA 15901.