Richard A. “Dick” Scalise, 94, of Warren, Pa., died Wednesday
evening, November 23, 2016 at Rouse Warren County Home,
surrounded by his family. He was born April 5, 1922 in Warren,
PA., to the late Anthony and Frances M. Scalise. Dick has been a
lifelong resident in Warren.
He was a 1940 graduate of Warren High School and had served
with the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was employed with the former New Process Company in the
correspondence, letter writing and merchandising dept. for 20
years and the former Levinson Brothers where he was manager of
the furniture dept. for 27 years retiring in 1987. He was a member
of St. Joseph R.C. Church and a member of the Warren Kiwanis
Club, active in the Warren Players Club, Warren Jaycees, Hot
Stove League, Warren Rescue. Dick enjoyed playing poker, and a
diehard New York Yankee fan. He had an incredible sense of
humor and loved to be with people.
He is survived by 4 Children – Linda Tassone and husband,
Joseph of Las Vegas, Nevada, Cheryl Scalise of Warren, PA.,
Randy A. Scalise and wife, Michele of Warren, PA., Nancy Maze
and husband, Ted of Warren, PA., 6 Grandchildren -, Allison
Applebee, Ashley Comfort, Amber Peters, Emily Scalise, Robert
Scalise, Cody Maze, 5 Great Grandchildren – Sal Applebee,
Aleena & Ames Comfort, Grayson & Regan Peters, 1 Step Great
Grandson – Billy Applebee, 1 Sister – Mamie Spear of Warren,
PA., several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,
Alice M. Fazio Scalise, who died March 16, 2012, whom he
married February 7, 1948 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, Warren, PA, 1
Sister – Marie Cole, 2 Brothers – Anthony Scalise, Jr. James Scalise,
a grandson, Joseph Tassone, and a stillborn grandson – Collin M.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304
East Street, Warren, Pa. on Sunday, November 27, 2016
from 5 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Joseph R.C.
Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA., on
Monday, November 28, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., with Fr. Richard J.
Toohey, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C.
Cemetery, where full military honors will be conducted by
members of the Clarendon/Sheffield V.F.W. funeral honor guard
and the U.S. Army funeral detail. Those wishing to place
memorials may do so through Warren Kiwanis Club or Western
Pennsylvania Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 1600
Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA., 16505, or Friends of the Rouse, 701
Rouse Avenue, Youngsville, PA. 16371. E-mail condolences may
be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com