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August L. Chicchi

June 18, 1925 — February 28, 2016

August L. Chicchi, 90, of Hellertown, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 28, 2016. Born in Bethlehem on June 18, 1925; he was the son of the late Nicholas and Madeline Chicchi. August was the husband of the late Mary Zaun. He attended Bethlehem schools and was employed by the Bethlehem Steel Corp. until his retirement in 1989. August proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII and the Korean War. For many years, August was a parishioner and altar server at Our Lady of Pompeii of the Most Holy Rosary and more recently he was a parishioner of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, Hellertown. August was a movie buff; having a collection of movies dating back to the 30s. An avid reader, he had a library with a collection of books on the topics of religion, history and health.

August is survived by his two daughters, Sharon Mancuso and her husband, Philip; Linda Collins and her husband, George; grandchildren, Marlaina and Angela Mancuso, James Collins, Major Michael Collins, Erin and her husband, Colonel John Delaney, Kelly and her husband, Major Jeffrey Bernard; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at The Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St. Bethlehem, PA 18018. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12 p.m. on Saturday at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, 1408 Easton Rd. Hellertown, PA 18055. Burial will be held at Holy Saviour Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church; the Center for Animal Health and Welfare or the animal sanctuary of your choice.

Holy Saviour Cemetery
2575 Linden St.
Bethlehem PA 18017

Saturday, March 5, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Connell Funeral Home
245 E. Broad St.
Bethlehem PA 18018

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday, March 5, 2016
12:00 PM
St. Theresa of the Child Jesus
1408 Easton Rd.
Hellertown PA 18055

Funeral HomeConnell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA - 18018

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