Robert Alimenti 82, of Peckville, died Friday, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, after an extended illness. His wife of 59 years is the former Ann Oset .
Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Nazzareno and Josephine Casagrande Alimenti. He was a graduate of Blakely high School and was a member of the U. S. National Guard. He was employed at Billig Shoe and later he became a self employed painter. He was a member of the Divine Mercy and Rosa Mistika Prayer Groups.
He was a most loving father that two sons could ever wish for. He loved fishing, hunting and gardening, and the Boston Red Sox. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten.
Also surviving are two sons, Robert and wife Deb, Jessup and Kevin , at home, a brother, Richard and wife Carol, Peckville, grandchildren, Lisa Nykaza, Dominick Alimenti and John Allerdice.
The funeral will be Tuesday from the James M. Margotta Funeral Home, 1019 Main St. Peckville with mass at 11:00am at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Peckville. Interment St. Mary's Assumption Cemetery, Montdale. Friends may call from 9 to 10:45 Tuesday morning at the funeral home. For online condolences go to funeral home website./