Fred J. “Hook” DiVirgilio, age 87 of Perryopolis passed away on Monday, December 21, 2020 at his home. He was born on August 5, 1933 in Whitsett, PA, a son of Domenick and Jessie Tristani DiVirgilio.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Joy Lee Joy Lee Farquahar DiVirgilio; sister, Elvera DiVirgilio Giocondi.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Perryopolis. Hook proudly served his country in the U. S. Army. He worked at Christy Park, McKeesport, Fox Grocery, Belle Vernon and the Blair Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory.
Fred is survived by his brothers: Eldo (Shirley) of Perryopolis, John of Belle Vernon, Dante (Adeline) of Beach Park, Illinois; sisters: Joanne (Bob) Torruiso of Perryopolis and Patty (Patsy) Zello of Greensburg; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great great nieces and great great nephews; special friend, Janelle Dadisman; those he hung out with at the Perry Drug Store.
Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions there will be no public visitation or funeral mass. There will be a graveside service at 1 p.m. on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Mt. Washington Cemetery, Perryopolis with Father Rody Mejia, celebrant. Full military rites and honors will be accorded by the Goldstar V. F. W. Post 7023 and American Legion Post 752. All Covid-19 restrictions will be enforced at the cemetery with masks being required and social distancing.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. John the Baptist Church, Perryopolis or the Perry Twp. Vol. Fire Dept. in Fred’s memory.
Fred’s professional funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Blair-Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Perryopolis, PA.
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