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Vincent J. 
Chiodo

July 8, 1929 – October 26, 2018

Vincent J.  Chiodo
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Obituary for Vincent J. Chiodo

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Vincent J. Chiodo, 89, of Penfield, NY, formerly of Follansbee, WV, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018 surrounded by family.

Vincent was born on July 8, 1929 in Hackensack, NJ. He was the son of the late Pietro and Rafelle “Fannie” (Luzzaro) Chiodo.

Vincent was a 1947 graduate of Follansbee High School. He served his country proudly in the United States Marines during the Korean Conflict. Vincent was a body man at the Chiodo Auto Body for 55 years started in 1948. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church Follansbee, WV where he served the Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus - 4th Degree and a beloved choir. In addition to Catholic Church, Vincent was a member of Theta Chi Alpha Fraternity, Garibaldi, American Legion, all of Follansbee, WV, River Notes of Wellsburg, WV and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America, Weirton, WV. Many will remember Vincent the most for his love of music, working as a bar tender and cook at St. Francis Centre, being a singer at Festival Choirs at St. Michael; but most of all, for his love of his wife and family.

In addition to his parents, Vincent was preceded in death by his son, Justin Joseph Chiodo.

Vincent is survived by his wife of 62 years, Josephine (DiLoreto) Chiodo, four children, Dr. Vincent Michael Chiodo and his wife, Dr. Mary Ann of Erwin, NC, Valerie F. Chiodo and her wife, Heidi Miller of Penfield, NY, Lorraine Stanford and her husband, Tony of Siesta Key, FL and Craig J. Chiodo and his wife, Laurie of Lynchburg, VA, 12 grandchildren, Katie Marie Arndt and husband, Johnny of Birmingham, AL, Benjamin, Nicholas, Samuel, Joshua, Gabriella, Marisa, Vanesa, Megan, Monica, Addison, and Justin C., two great grandchildren, Lucy Mae Arndt and Margaret Rose Arndt, three siblings, William “Bill” Chiodo of Follansbee, WV, Frances Cunningham of Wellsburg, WV, and Marie Chiodo of Wellsburg, WV, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM with Theta Chi Alpha Fraternity Service at 6:30 PM, Rosary at 7 PM by the Knights of Columbus and Vigil Service at 7:30 PM with Father Cody Ford at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 where funeral will commence on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 8:30 AM.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:00 AM on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 1017 Jefferson Street, Follansbee, WV with Father Cody Ford and Msgr. Eugene S. Ostrowski, con-celebrating.

Entombment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV with military honors by the United State Marine Corps and the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad.

A special thank you to Valerie Chiodo and her family for caring for him during all those years he resided in New York.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Vincent's memory to St. Anthony Catholic Church or St. Jude Hospital, C/o James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV 26037

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First Visitation

When Friday, November 2nd, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
James Funeral Home
Address
1245 Main Street
Follansbee, WV 26037
Location Information
The historical funeral home is located in the heart of the city of Follansbee, WV. Traveling north on route 2 passing the fire station we are about two blocks on the left hand side. Traveling south on route 2 passing the McDonald's we are located two blocks on the right hand side. Please turn into the parking lot for numerous parking spaces on the side and rear of the building, which is where our handicap entrance is located.

Second Visitation

When Friday, November 2nd, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
James Funeral Home
Address
1245 Main Street
Follansbee, WV 26037
Location Information
The historical funeral home is located in the heart of the city of Follansbee, WV. Traveling north on route 2 passing the fire station we are about two blocks on the left hand side. Traveling south on route 2 passing the McDonald's we are located two blocks on the right hand side. Please turn into the parking lot for numerous parking spaces on the side and rear of the building, which is where our handicap entrance is located.

Third Visitation

When Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 8:00am - 8:30am
Location
James Funeral Home
Address
1245 Main Street
Follansbee, WV 26037
Location Information
The historical funeral home is located in the heart of the city of Follansbee, WV. Traveling north on route 2 passing the fire station we are about two blocks on the left hand side. Traveling south on route 2 passing the McDonald's we are located two blocks on the right hand side. Please turn into the parking lot for numerous parking spaces on the side and rear of the building, which is where our handicap entrance is located.

Service Information

When
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 9:00am
Officiating
Father Cody Ford
Co-Celebrant
Msgr. Eugene S. Ostrowski,
Location
St. Anthony Catholic Church
Address
1017 Jefferson Street
Follansbee, WV 26037
Location Information
Please note that there is a parking lot on Virginia Street

Interment Information

Location
Highland Hills Memorial Garden
Address
Archer Heights Road
Follansbee, WV 26037

Affiliations


  • American

  • American Legion

  • Holy Name Society

  • Italian Flag

  • Knights of Columbus 4th Degree

  • Korean Service Medal

  • US Marine Corps

  • Music Notes