CANTALAMESSA, John R., 89, of Steubenville, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Acuity Hospital. He was born July 4, 1924 in Steubenville, the son of the late Joseph and Nancy Checca Cantalamessa.
John is also preceded in death by his brothers, Louis and Richard.
John was a member of the former St. Anthony Catholic Church and now Triumph of The Cross Catholic Church, the American Legion Argonne Post 33, DAV Post 65, VFW Post 80, and the Moose 619.
John was retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel where he was a boilermaker and served his county in U.S. Army during WWII.
Surviving are his sisters, Carmena Orsini of Columbus and Anita Boka of Steubenville, also several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are Tuesday 2-5 pm at the Mosti Funeral Home, 321 South Fourth St. Steubenville. A Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Name Cathedral, Fr. Bradley Greer, celebrant. Entombment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.