George Hunter DeForno, 77, of Bell Twp., passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at his home . He was born on Wednesday, December 16, 1942 in Salina, son of the late Marion J and Mary Bell DeForno. Before his retirement, he worked as a chipper for National Roll for 37 years. He was a United States Army Veteran . He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Apollo, Pa. He loved being in the outdoors, hunting, fishing, gardening, woodworking, and riding his motorcycle. He loved working with his hands and built his own home with his talent and the love for his family. He will always be remembered for his sense of humor and his ability to tell great jokes. George is survived by his wife of 52 years, Naomi May Altman DeForno, his daughters, Kimberly Hudak and her husband, Christopher, of Murrysville and Diana Coma and her husband, John, of Pittsburgh, 2 grandchildren, Sydney and Joshua Hudak, 7 sisters, Luella Lynn of Florida, Patricia Leonard of Saltsburg, Betty Pierce and her husband, Sonny, of Dilltown, Shirley Clutts and her husband, Phil, of North Carolina, Sally Lawrence and her husband, Malcom, of Maryland, Kathleen Grabloski and her husband, Ron, of Florida and Mary Summers and her husband, Steve, of Montana and a brother, Daniel DeForno and his wife, Becky, of Saltsburg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Valerie Brinker and his brother, Donald DeForno. Family will receive friends on Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home LTD, 400 Indiana Ave., Avonmore, Pa. Additional viewing will be held on Monday, January 6, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home LTD. Funeral Services will be conducted on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the funeral home with Pastor Scott Fairman, officiating. Interment will be held at Westview Cemetery in Avonmore, Pa.
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