Peter Piergiovanni 1922-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Peter Piergiovanni, 99, formerly of Austintown, passed away peacefully Monday morning, May 3, 2021, at his home at Canfield Place.

Peter was born Feb. 18, 1922, in Rillton, Pa., and was a son of the late Daniel and Jennie Polato Piergiovanni.

Mr. Piergiovanni proudly served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II, participating in the Battle of The Bulge and earning a Silver Star.

After his honorable discharge from the military, he returned to the area and played in various golf and baseball leagues.

Peter worked for U.S. Steel at the Ohio Works for 35 years.

He was of the Catholic faith.

Peter’s beloved wife of nearly 70 years, Elizabeth Breddemann Piergiovanni, whom he married July 24, 1948, passed away Feb. 22, 2018.

Peter leaves a half-brother, Daniel Piergiovanni of Youngstown; two nephews, Jerry (Linda) Piergiovanni of Columbus and Dale (Jeri) Piergiovanni of Port St. Joe, Fla.; and many extended family members including, John (Debbe) Lallo of Fort Myers, Fla., and Peter Lallo, also of Fort Myers.

Besides his wife, four brothers, Clement, John, Augie and Henry Piergiovanni, and a half-sister, Elsie Seleh, are deceased.

There are no calling hours, but a public graveside service with military honors will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, May 14, 2021, at Green Haven Memorial Gardens in Austintown, with the service to be livestreamed through the funeral home website. To those unable to attend in person, or view the service online, please keep Peter and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.

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