AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP, Ohio – There will be a Mass of Christian Burial, held on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church with the Father Edward Noga officiating, for Mr. William Amendol 91, who died Sunday, December 31, 2017.
William was born November 27 1926. He was son of Joseph and Sandy Amendol.
He was a graduate of Austintown Fitch School and is a WWII veteran that served in The Atlantic Theater of Operations.
William was a member of Carpenters Local 171, retired after 54 years.
He was a charter member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and served on the parish council, a member of the mens club and the senior citizens.
He was a member of the Democratic County Central Committee and served as precinct committeeman.
William enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.
He served as commander of Post 301 from, 1959-1960, 1961-1962, 1981-1982, 1998-1999. Commander of Mahoning County Council and commander of The Dynamic Ninth District 1988-1989, a member of the Forty & Eight Voiture 925 and Catholic War Veterans Post 1292, a member of the VFW Post 4237. He was an adviser for The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 301, and for the Ninth District. He also served as Chaplin of the American legion department of Ohio 2003-2004. He was asked to represent The Ninth District at the WWII Memorial. He was appointed by The American Legion National Commander as Vice Chairman of Foreign Relations committee.
The love of his life Bertha whom he married October 28, 1950 passed away July 9, 2011.
He leaves four children, William D Amendol, Sr. of Austintown, Lawrence (Melody) Amendol of Austintown, two daughters Beverly (Stephen) Zentko of Poland and Lynne (Andrew) Sinchak of Austintown; one sister, Jean Sandora of Florida; five grandchildren, William D (Amy) Amendol, Jr., Michelle (Anthony) Sebastiani, Stephanie (Steven) Rozman, April (Eric) Vrabenburg and Shawn (Jillian) Zentko and seven great-grandchildren, Matthew, Giuliana, Mia, Chase, Cali Mae, Capri and Laci.
Besides his parents, William was preceded in death by one brother, Arthur Amendol and three sisters, Mary Pitzulo, Carmel Morabito, Helen Chuirazzi.
Friends may call from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 7 at Lane Funeral Home-Austintown Chapel, where The American Legion Post 737 will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home.
A Mass at Immaculate Heart of Mary for him will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 8.
Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, where William will be laid to rest next to his wife.
We would like to thank Hospice of the Valley and Shepherd of the Valley for all their love, care and support to Bill and his family.