NILES — Thomas Pellizzeri, 88, of Niles, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Liberty Health Care Center.
Tom was born March 10, 1928, in Girard, the son of the late Frank and Petrina Maricola Pellizzeri.
He was a 1947 graduate of Girard High School. Tom worked in Chicago for many years and then General Motors in Lordstown, retiring in 1993.
He enjoyed camping with his nephews, inventing things and working on experiments, and had belonged to the Inventors Society.
Tom is survived by his sister, Mary (Richard) Price; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews, whom he loved. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph (Ingrid) Pellizzeri and Guy (Jane) Pellizzeri and sisters, Santa and Rose (Paul) Glass.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at St. Edward Church in Youngstown. The family will receive relatives and friends 10 a.m. Saturday until the time of service at the church. Tom will be laid to rest at Resurrection Cemetery.
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