Joseph Migliozzi

GIRARD – Joseph “Little Joe” Migliozzi, 76, of Girard, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Select Hospital Services in Warren.

He was born July 22, 1937, in Formicola, Italy, the son of Francesco and Maria Corsale Migliozzi.

Joe became an American citizen on Dec. 14, 1979.

He worked for Wean United and other steel companies in Youngstown for 20 years, and opened his restaurant in Girard, Little Peppino’s, in August of 1982 until 2006.

Joe is survived by his wife, Angela Noreen Szwec; sons, Frank Migliozzi of Girard and John Migliozzi of Girard; a daughter, Phyllis Migliozzi of Girard; a sister, Florence Roberts of Niles; a brother, Vincent Migliozzi of Girard; two stepgrandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a brother, two sisters and two stepgranddaughters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held noon Wednesday at St. Rose Church with a prayer service at 11:30 a.m. at Blackstone Funeral Home.

Family will receive relatives and friends from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Interment will be held in Girard City Cemetery.