Fred Augustine, 97, of Old Forge, died at the Gino Merli Veterans’ Center. He was married to the former Grace Cerullo. The couple celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on October 20.
Born in Old Forge, he was the son of the late Ben and Antonetta Pilosi Augustine. He was a graduate of Springville High School and Delphi Technical School, NY. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served on the U.S.S. Savannah during World War II. Prior to retirement, he was the owner of Grace’s Hoagie Shops in Clarks Summit and Dickson City for 45 years. He was a member of the Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge.
Also surviving are a daughter, Shirley A. Karmilowich and husband Ed, Machipongo, VA, two sons, Frederick, Moosic, Christopher and wife Sarah, Scranton, a brother, Ben Augustine and wife Joan, Penn Field, NY, nieces, and nephews.
Fred was preceded in death by two brothers, John, and Louis, three sisters, Margaret Augustine, Theresa Aulisio, and Rose Paranzone.
A private funeral service was held Monday. Entombment Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge.
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