Viglianco, Sr., Mr. William A.
Date of birth: 11/26/1923 - Date of death: 10/19/2003
Mr. William A. Viglianco, Sr., age 79, of 302 Clay Street, Clarksburg, WV died at 6:45 A.M.
Sunday, October 19, 2003 at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born in Farmington, WV November 26, 1923 a son of the late Mattia and Luisa Moretti
Surviving are his wife, Pauline “Prissy” Erdman Viglianco, whom he married November 7, 1953, five
sons and spouses, William A. Viglianco, Jr. and Eva, Marcus Viglianco, Robert M. and Pam
Viglianco, Eric Viglianco, and Christopher and Nicole Viglianco, all of Clarksburg, WV, three
daughters and spouses, Luisa “PZ” and Allan Parker, Suzette and Lenny Wagner, and Beatrice
Viglianco, all of Clarksburg, WV, sixteen grandchildren, Jason, Pat, Luke, Mariah, Tia, Erica, Mrs.
Dale(Nicole)Brown, Aaron, William, Andrea Weber, Ryan Vino Weber, Katie Viglianco, Jeremy
Parker, Drerie Wagner, Eli Wagner, and Arabella Viglianco, two step grandchildren, Keith Wagner
and Autumn Watkins, two great grandchildren, Maddie Morgan and Noah Brown, one step great
grandchild, Cody Wagner, two sisters-in-law, Joan Vigianco, Bridgeport, WV and Mayme Dembecki,
Naples, FL, a brother-in-law and his wife, Charles and D’arcy Erdman, Bonita Springs, FL, and
several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Viglianco was also preceded in death by one brother, Matt “Babe” Viglianco January 14, 1995.
Mr. Viglianco was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School, class of 1942. He attended Xavier
University in Cincinnati, OH before entering the U. S. Army. He served in the U. S. Army 1057th.
Corps of Engineers from 1943 to 1945 in England, France and Germany. He was a member of the
Serra Club of Clarksburg, the Loyal Order of Moose # 52 of Clarksburg, a life time member, the Roy
E. Parrish Post # 13, American Legion, Meuse Argonne Post # 573 Veterans of Foreign Wars and the
Knights of Columbus - Life Member. He was the owner and operator of North Pole Ice since 1948.
He was the former owner of Elite Cleaners and Clarksburg Ice and Pahookie Ice Co. He was a
member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Mr. Viglianco passion was travel, having taken all of his children to Europe and over the years,
touring and visiting relatives in Italy and Argentina. He also enjoyed having his large family around
for parties and just visits.
Friends and family may call at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main Street, Clarksburg
from 1 - 9 P.M. on Tuesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 22, 2003, with the Rev. Father
Cesidio J. Ferderico as Celebrant. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Military Graveside Rites will
be accorded by the Clarksburg American Legion Post # 13 and the Salem V.F.W. Post # 9151 Golor
Guard. A Biblical Prayer service will be held at the funeral home at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday. In lieu of
flowers donations may be made to Hunter’s Hope, P.O. Box 643, Orchard Park, NY 14127-0643, a
leulcodystrophy research organization.
Davis Weaver service.