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Sam Licata

December 4, 2006

Sam (Buddy) Licata, of Pittston Township, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, at East Mountain Manor, Plains Township.

Born on Sept. 13, 1932, in Pittston, he was a son of the late Sam and Mary Castellino Licata. He was a graduate of Pittston High School and employed at Docks in Buffalo, N.Y., and the Pittston Housing Authority, where he retired.

He was a member of the Montedoro Society, Pittston Orioles Club and the Italian American Association of Luzerne County.

He was preceded in death by brothers Frank and Fred Licata, and sisters Carmella (Millie) Malletz and Mary Traglia.

Surviving are a son, Joseph and Stacy Licata, Buffalo, N.Y.; daughters Gena Licata, Buffalo, N.Y.; Lisa Licata, Buffalo, N.Y.; three grandchildren; and sister Rose Licata, Pittston.

Funeral services will be held at Graziano Funeral Home Inc., 700 Township Blvd., Pittston Township, on Thursday at 9 a.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rocco’s R.C. Church, Pittston, at 9:30 a.m.

Calling hours will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

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