Arthur Samuel Cerullo Sr., age 80, of Masontown, Pa, died peacefully on October 4, 2022. He was born on Monday August 17, 1942 to the late Antoinette and Samuel Cerullo, Masontown, Pa.
On Sept. 19,1964 he married the love of his life, Charlotte “Teddi” Smillie Cerullo with whom he shared a long and happy marriage. He has missed her everyday since her death.
He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Masontown, PA. Art was a lifetime member of the Itlo-American Club in Masontown, PA.
Art enjoyed woodworking and teaching his grandchildren Math. He was an avid hunter and fisherman which he enjoyed doing with his son. He adored spending time with his great grandsons. He was employed by J Lynmar Manufacturing Company for many years. He then worked for Coll Electrical after his retirement. Arthur spent a lot of his free time building specialty wood products, many local churches, funeral homes, and businesses are blessed to have a piece of him within them. Art passed on his knowledge and love of woodworking and crafts to his daughter. He also enjoyed winemaking, his wine was chosen as “People’s Choice” at the Itlo-American Club at various wine tasting events. If you had a free minute he would always pour you a glass.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Teddi Cerullo and Son-in-law, Kenneth P. Riggin.
Cherished memories of a loving and generous husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and cousin will be embraced by son Arthur Cerullo Jr and wife, Mary. Daughter, Faith Cerullo Riggin and fiancé, Tod L'Hommedieu, Grandchildren, Christina Cerullo Williams, Amber N. Riggin, Hayley J. Riggin, Devin L’Hommedieu, and Brenna L’Hommedieu, Great Grandsons Aidon and Cason, his "brother and sisters", the Mojock Families and many other cousins, nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the Terravecchia-Haky Home for Funerals, Inc., 515 N. Main St., Masontown, PA, on Thursday October 6, 2022 from 2-8 p.m.; and on Friday October 7, 2022 until 9:30 a.m. when prayers of transfer will be said.
The Funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Masontown PA.
Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Masontown, PA.