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Obituaries > CELLANTI, AUGUSTINE A.

Augustine ‘Augie’  Cellanti, 82, of Greensburg, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2000, in the Hempfield Manor, Hempfield Township. He was born July 19, 1917, in Greensburg, a son of the late Salvatore and Genevieve Carlini Cellanti. Prior to retirement, he had been the owner and operator of the Town Hotel and The Pitt Restaurant in Greensburg, and later had been a security guard for Robertshaw Controls, New Stanton. He was a member of Maplewood Presbyterian Church, Greensburg, the Mt. Odin Golf Course, Robertshaw Acres Golf Course, a life member of the D.A.V., and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Carmella and Columbia. He is survived by his wife, Lillian Fannell Cellanti; a stepson, Earl W. and his wife, Rebecca Schisler, of Greensburg; a stepdaughter, Judith A. and her husband, James Nicola, of Latrobe; a brother, Louis Cellanti of Greensburg; three sisters, Nicoline Puzzuti of Niagara Falls, N.Y., Flavia Dursa of Virginia Beach, Va., and Dunya Cash of Sumter, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Bacha Funeral Home Inc., 516 Stanton at Green streets, Greensburg, Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Thomas A. Walters officiating. Entombment with military honors accorded by the Greensburg VFW Post 33 Honor Guard will follow in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park Mausoleum, Hempfield Township.