Joseph L. Arnone Sr ., 88, of Frostburg, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013 at WMHS Regional Medical Center.
Born November 27, 1924 in Frostburg to Salvatore Arnone and Jennie (Arnone) Arnone; he is preceded in death by parents; a son, Sammy Arnone; four brothers, Anthony, Michael, Victor, and John; two sisters, Emma Fiumara and Susan Greco.
Mr. Arnone is a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church; retired from A.B.L. as a Quality Control Inspector.
He was a 60 year life member of Eagles Arie #1273; and Old Rail Post #6025 VFW, Mt. Savage and a Marine Veteran having served in Gilbert Islands.
Surviving are his wife, Emily M. (Hout) Arnone, two sons, Joey Arnone and wife Diana, Cumberland, Charlie Arnone and wife Maureen, Kalamazoo, MI; grandchildren, Samuel and Matthew Arnone, Cumberland, Chelsea Arnone, Washington D.C., Sydni Arnone, Lancaster, PA, Francis Arnone and wife Lorraine, LaVale, Thomas Arnone, WV; three sisters, Carmela Stanton, Frostburg, Mary Theresa Barranco, Whiteford, MD, and JoAnn Vera, FL, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at a time to be determined.
Interment will be private (family only) in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone.
Military Honors will be accorded by Old Rail Post #6025 VFW Honor Guard.