DECOY, Angelo, 86, of Bellaire, OH, died Thursday, February 7, 2013, at the Forest Hill Retirement Community in St. Clairsville, OH.
He was born January 18, 1927 in Bellaire, OH, the son of the late Angelo and Mary Pignetti DiCoio.
Angelo was a retired brakeman for the CSX Corporation, a member of the St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire Ohio, Knights of Columbus Council 1246. He was also a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II.
In addition to his parents, he preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ann 'Peggy' Flanagan DeCoy, and four sisters and four brothers.
Surviving are his children, Terry (Bonnie) DeCoy of Pittsburgh PA, Debbie (Mike) Madlinger of Beavercreek, Ohio, Jody (Leroy) Cunningham of Wheeling, WV, Melody (Mike) Swift of Bellaire, Ohio, Dean (Diane) DeCoy of Jacksonville, FL, and Dirk (Lori) DeCoy, of Bellaire, Ohio. Also 14 grandchildren, Jeremy Schenk, Rocky Swift, Brady Swift, Bo DeCoy, Haley DeCoy, Brock DeCoy, Andrew Madlinger, Jordan DeCoy, Ireland DeCoy, Keegan DeCoy, Angela Marlett, Brian DeCoy, Katie DeCoy and Ashley Kowalicki and seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th St. Bellaire, OH on Sunday 12 Noon to 4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at the St. John Catholic Church Bellaire on Monday at 10 a.m. with Father Daniel Heusel as celebrant.
Interment follows in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Irish Youth Sports 5120 Guernsey St. Bellaire, OH 43906.
Vigil services will be held Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Belmont County Council of the American Legion will conduct full military honors on Monday at 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home.
Share your thoughts and memories and view Angelo's memorial tribute video at www.altmeyer. com.