Elvino “Al” Tecco passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at his daughter's home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Lansford, Pa. on November 30, 1923 and was the son of the late Domenick and Maria (Micaletti) Tecco.
He was married to his wife of 45 years, Santina (Sandy) DiSalvo Tecco, who passed away in 2008,
He is survived by his daughter Joann (Luis) Villegas of West Hanover Township, Harrisburg, and grandson Tyler Villegas of whom he was so proud. He was preceded in death by his infant granddaughter Faith Villegas.
He is also survived by his sister, Gina M. Hill of Manheim, Pa, and many nieces and nephews. He is also preceded in death by his two brothers, Nicholas and Massino Tecco.
He graduated from Lansford High School, class of 1942. He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps as an aircraft mechanic. He was retired from the federal government having worked at Olmstead AFB, Letterkenny Army Depot and the Philadelphia Naval Yard. After retirement from the government, he also worked for the Lower Swatara Municipal Authority for many years doing inspection work. He was a member of Seven Sorrows of the BVM Catholic Church, Middletown. He was an usher at St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Seven Sorrows for many years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus as a third degree knight. He was also a member of American Legion Post 594 and the Last Man’s Club.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 280 N. Race St., Middletown, PA, with the Rev. Ted Keating as celebrant. There will be a viewing from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Seven Sorrows Catholic Church or Hospice of Central PA.
Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com.