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Veto T. DiPento

March 13, 1926 ~ September 20, 2017 (age 91)

Veto T. DiPento, 91, of Bradys Bend died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at his home.

Born March 13, 1926 in Bradys Bend, he was the son of Rocco and Mary A. (DeFamio) DiPento.

On October 3, 1951, Veto married the former Athenasia Helmi in Vienna. 

A career US Army veteran, Veto served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam.  He was the recipient of a Combat Infantry Badge with Star, a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, a German Army Occupation Medal, WWII Victory Medal, a Korean Service Medal, a United Nations Service Medal, a National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Good Conduct Medal-6 Awards, and an additional Purple Heart.  He was a member of local American Legion’s and VFW’s.

Veto completed self-training electrician classes and spent his career wiring and rewiring many homes in the East Brady area. 

He was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church and a Member of the Sons of Italy, both in Bradys Bend. He enjoyed growing grapes which he turned into much desired wine, tending his garden, walking his dogs and spending time at the home he built, in Bradys Bend.

Veto was the last surviving member of his immediate family.  He is survived by his wife, Sula DiPento of Bradys Bend, 1 sister in law Margaret DiPento of East Brady and numerous nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers; Michael, John, Julio and Frank DiPento, and 3 sisters; Rose Giancanteri, Connie Bishop and Anna McDougall.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 PM Friday, September 22, 2017 at St. Patrick Church with the Rev. John Butler officiating.

Burial will be private.

The DiPento family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Veto’s name to St. Patrick Church, 915 State Route 68, East Brady, PA 16028

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 Service Information

Mass of Christian Burial
September 22, 2017

2:00 PM
St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church
915 State Route 68
East Brady, PA 16028

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