Richard A. ‘Dick’ Caracciolo
July 18, 1937 - Jan. 13, 2011
January 14, 2011
Richard A. "Dick" Caracciolo, 73, 130 Mariner Road, Patton, passed away Thursday at home.
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Vincent and Marietta J. (Carrieri) Caracciolo. He married Marianne Figliorenzo in 1960.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Annette DeVore and husband, Robert, of Patton and Cathy Caracciolo and husband, Dave Hollen, of Fallentimber; a son, Steve and wife, Tammy, of Dysart; a stepson, Tyler; five grandchildren: Matthew, Blake, Cody, Heather and Tiffany; three great-grandchildren: Gavin, Evan and Ethan; and two sisters: Carmella Lidwell of Altoona and Donna Sankey of Patton.
Richard was a 1956 graduate of Altoona High School. He was a pressman at Butterick Co. Inc. with 28 years of service and union president. He was a past owner of Pirates Cove with 26 years of service and a former owner of Captain's Quarters Trailer Park. He was the owner of Glendale Boat Sales and operator of the Prince Gallitzin Marina.
Richard enjoyed his wood shop and fishing.
Friends will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at Santella Funeral Home, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, by Pastor Joseph Hollen. Interment will be at St. Augustine Cemetery.
In memory of Richard, donations may be made to Grane Hospice, 106 Zee Plaza, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648;