James Antonio Sr., 98, of Minersville, passed away Tuesday, November 16th, at LVHN Schuylkill East, Pottsville. He was born in Minersville, Pa. on July 25, 1923, a son of the late Anna (Conicello) and Carlo Antonio.
He was the husband of the late Anna (Bubernak) Antonio.
He was a member of Saint Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church, Minersville.
A graduate of Minersville High School and Drexel University and served in the U.S. Army in WW II.
James was employed as a millworker at Alcoa where he was a member of the
ALCOA 25 Year Club. He was a member of the Sons of Italy, Mountaineer Fire Co., Minersville, and the Minersville Senior Citizens.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers; Patrick and Guy Antonio, and sisters, Angeline Burke and Concetta Antonio.
James is survived by a son, James Jr., husband of Marilynn Antonio, of Palmyra and a daughter, Deborah, wife of Bernard Bulino, of Pottsville;
He is also survived by grandchildren, Sarah, Christopher, Julie, Allen, and Nicholas. Great grandchildren; Noah, Aiden, Trevor, Anna, Jenna, and Erica.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am Tuesday, November 23, at the Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville, with the Reverend Joseph Ramishvili officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:00 am to the time of service.
Interment Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.
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