Francesco "Wishbone" Salvatore ScandaleJanuary 2, 1938 ~ October 24, 2017 (age 79)
Francesco Salvatore "Wishbone" Scandale, 79 passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in Washington Hospital.
He was born on January 2, 1938 in San Giovanni-In- Fiore Italy Providence of Cosenza to Francesco Scandale and Rosa Maria Marra Scandale who preceded him in death.
On June 17, 1961 he married Mary DiSibio who survives.
He was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church where he served as an usher and volunteered his time at the fish frys and festivals. He was also a member of the Catholic Men’s Club.
His occupation was a gatemaker for Forbes Steel in Canonsburg until his retirement.
Mr. Scandale volunteered at the Food Bank in his spare time. He had numerous interests which included gardening, and was known for his fig trees, wine making, was a connoisseur of cured meats, all of which he shared with everyone he met.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters Rosa M. Few (Richard Franks-fiance’) and Lucia F. Stopenski (David) both of Canonsburg, a sister, Catarina Silletta (Francesco) of Italy, a sister-in-law Phyllis Scandale of Washington three grandchildren Nadia Few, Carina and Maria Stopenski, one niece Susan McKelvey and two nephews Frank and Joe Scandale and numerous nieces and nephews in Italy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Giovanni, Nicola, Raffaelle, and Guiseppe Scandale and a sister Maria Teresa Cantoni.
Friends are welcome from 6~9 PM Thursday, October 26, 2017 and 2~9 PM on Friday, October 27, 2017 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120 where departing prayers will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 317 West Pike Street, Canonsburg. Entombment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, McMurray.