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Alfred L. "Duke" Menditto

d. April 9, 2016

Alfred L. "Duke" Menditto

Alfred L. "Duke" Menditto, 89, of Erie, died Saturday, April 9, 2016 at LECOM at Presque Isle. He was born August 13, 1926 in Erie, a son of the late Peter and Carmella Marinaccio Menditto.

He served in the United States Army during World War II and proudly worked for the United States Postal Service as a mailman for 35 years.

Duke loved horses and enjoyed going to the horse track with his buddy Mick. He was a devoted husband.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Gilda M. Sementelli Menditto; three brothers, Generose Miano, Dan Miano and Tony Menditto; and three sisters, Mary "Dunn" Mazza, Lucy Marucci, and Kay Pruveadenti.

He is survived by one daughter, Diane Thompson of Erie; two sons, Peter J. Menditto (Bonnie) of Erie and Anthony A. Menditto of Columbia, MO; five grandchildren, Jeremy Thompson (Amy), Michelle Menditto, Michael Menditto (Heather), Mary Goss (Travis) and Teresa Menditto. Also survived by six great-grandchildren, Gray, Ayden, Nathan, Charlotte, Paul and Chris; and many nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Chloe.

Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, 1626 West 26th Street, on Thursday at 11 a.m. Entombment will be private in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1128 State St #301 Erie, PA 16501.

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