Joseph Michael Mastro

Published 6:33 am Saturday, May 1, 2021

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Joseph Michael Mastro, 97, of Elizabeth City, died at home April 26, 2021 after a battle with cancer. He was born on October 31, 1923 in Jeannette, Pa. to the late Lucy and Domenico Mastrofrancesco. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was predeceased by first wife Mary.

Survivors include wife Cynthia, daughters Deborah Shoup, Cynthia Orbison and Jane Mastro, grandchildren Jessica O’Hara (husband Ken), Casey Shoup, Anne Marie Shoup, Nicholas Orbison and Andrew Orbison (wife Gillian); four great-grandchildren, sister Mary Cassette, brother Anthony (wife Grace), numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and a stepson.

Memorial donations may be made to the Foundation for IUP, Sutton Hall, Room Gl,1011 South Drive, Indiana, PA 15705; Westminster College, 319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, PA 16172; UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Development Office, 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 1B, Pittsburgh, PA 15232; or a charity of one’s choice.

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A funeral mass and interment will be at a later date at St. Vincent Basilica and Cemetery in Latrobe, Pa.

Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family.