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Friday December 28th, 2018
11:30am - 12:30pm

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Friday December 28th, 2018

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Joseph Natta

Natta – Joseph, 79, Richland, went to be with the Lord on December 22, 2018. Born on March 25, 1939 in Windber, son of Joseph T. and Mayme B. (Shaffer) Natta. Preceded in death by his parents; infant sister, Mary; sister, Anna Fetzer, and brothers, Ralph and Nicola. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Hilda A. (Salla) Natta; daughters, Cheri L (Robert) Aiman, Pittsburgh and Melanie S. Schaefer, Richland; grandchildren, Kristin Marie Gasser, Pittsburgh, Gary Joseph Schaefer, Baraboo, WI, and Breana L. Schaefer, Richland; siblings, John (Janet), Johnstown, Thomas (Debbie), Johnstown, Richard (Cathy), South Fork, Nancy (Daniel) Varner, OH, Barbara Natta, MI and several nieces and nephews. Joe was a graduate of Windber High School. He retired after 28 years of service at CamTran as a driver and later became owner and operator of Dream Limousine. Joe was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church; BPOE Lodge #155, and Local #1279 Amalgamated Union. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, playing poker, going to the casinos, cooking, painting cars, and stock car races. Joe loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. His family would like to thank the nursing staff at 7 Ashman and the Palliative Care Unit for all their compassionate care. Friends will be received from 11:30 – 12:30 p.m. on Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Fr. David S. Peles, Pastor. Private burial will be at Grandview Cemetery. The family suggests contributions be directed to St. Benedict Catholic Church, 2310 Bedford St, Johnstown, PA 15904 in memory of Joseph. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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Condolences to all of the Natta family from your Di Natale cousins in Michigan and Anna Di Natale Rybicki family in Florida.

Anna Rybicki Jan 3 2019 12:00 AM

An Isle of White was sent on December 26, 2018

Our hearts are with you in this trying time. John and Kimberlie Wojcik

Expression of Sympathy Dec 26 2018 12:00 AM

Hilda and family - we are so sorry for your loss. Rest in Peace Joe. Mary & Tom Deegan (Martello)

Mary Deegan Dec 25 2018 12:00 AM

A Dish Garden was ordered on December 23, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Dec 23 2018 12:00 AM

may you rip till we meet again ant janet allmon

janet allmon Dec 23 2018 12:00 AM