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Angelo M. DiMarino, 93, of Blakeslee, PA, formerly of Conshohocken

Angelo was a veteran of WWII serving with the US Army achieving rank of Technician 5th Grade and was talented handyman who enjoyed woodcarving and spending time outdoors in the Poconos.

Angelo M. DiMarino, 93, of Blakeslee, PA, formerly of Conshohocken, PA and El Paso TX for 20 years, died on April 21, 2012 at his daughter's home in Valdosta, GA.

He was the husband of the late Edeltraud (Schmidt) DiMarino.

He was born in South Greensburg, PA on April 28, 1918 to the late Marion and Maria (Bianchina) DiMarino.

Angelo was a veteran of WWII serving with the US Army achieving rank of Technician 5th Grade.

He was a Radio Operator in the 51st Armored Infantry Battalion, 4th Armored Division.

He received the Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge, European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with 5 Bronze Stars and the Purple Heart Medal in his service to our country.

He served in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe.

Angelo was employed as a truck driver for many years, primarily in New Mexico.

He was a member of the Operating Engineers Union, the Disabled American Veterans, and a former member of SS. Cosmas and Damian Church.

He was talented handyman who enjoyed woodcarving and spending time outdoors in the Poconos.

He is survived by four children Diane Bogan of Knoxville, TN, Antoinette Williams of Valdosta, GA, Phillip DiMarino of Stockton, CA, John DiMarino of Vista, CA, 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, a sister Mary D'Andrea of Berwyn, PA, and his former wife Jeanette Perkins of Conshohocken.

He was pre-deceased by six brothers Dominic, Michael, Tony, John, Jim, Joe DiMarino and a sister Rose Dalicandro.

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