Wayne S. Taormina, 74 of Monaca and formerly of Raccoon Township passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at his residence.
A son of the late Sam and Norma Jean Taormina, Wayne was a graduate of Hopewell Area High School, class of 1964. He entered the U S Army in 1969 and was a member of the 434th AG Army Band playing both the cornet and trumpet. A musician at heart, Wayne greatly enjoyed singing with the Barbershop Harmony Society, Greater Cranberry Chapter and had previously served as their president. He was a familiar face at Yolanda’s Restaurant, Monaca where he greeted customers for pizza orders.
He leaves three sons: Stanley (Marsha) Taormina, Paul ’Dino’ (Linda) Taormina and Norman Taormina. A daughter, Brandi (Aaron). Thirteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. Two brothers, Lynn (Cathy) Taormina and Tim (Kathy) Taormina .
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 21st at 1 pm in the Mt Pleasant United Presbyterian Church of Aliquippa, 846 Rt #18, Aliquippa, with his pastor, Reverend Dr. Richard Herbster, officiating. Interment with military honors will take place on Monday, March 22nd at 12:30 pm in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
Cremation arrangements under the direction of Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, Monaca.
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