Nello Coccagno

Nello Joseph Coccagno

Friday, February 15th, 1935 - Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Age 84, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Nello was born in Blythdale, PA. on February 15, 1935. At the age of 17 he joined the United States Air Force and served in the Korean Conflict. He resided most of his life in Baldwin Twp where he raised his family. Nello worked as an Aircraft Mechanic for USAir for 30 years, retiring in 1996, and was a member of IAM Local 1976. A special place for Nello was at “camp” Farma Family Campground, where summers were spent on his golf cart playing euchre and spending time with family and friends. Nello was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (Meyer); a son, Joseph (Tiffany); four brothers, Frank, Mario, Orlando, and Mondo; one sister, Josephine Peden Huss and lifelong friend Donald Thompson (Pat). He is survived by his wife Patricia Anne (Hickey Hennessy), daughter Terri, two sons, Jim (Lisa) and Tony (Michael Locke), five grandchildren, Michael, Nicole, Natalie, Lucia and Mia, four step-children, Patti Staskowicz, Joe, Jim (Dana) Hickey and Michelle Cerminara (Doug) and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers please donate to the American Cancer Society in Nello’s memory. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUER, 2630 W. Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15216, (412) 531-4000. Visitation will take place, Thursday, February 6, 2020, 2-8PM. Funeral mass will take place Friday, February 7, 2020, 10AM, St. Phillips Catholic Church, 50 W. Crafton Avenue, 15205, with military honors service at West Newton Cemetery to follow. Please add and view tributes at

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 6th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, February 6th, 2020 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Beinhauer - Dormont
    2630 West Liberty Avenue
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15216
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  • Service

    Friday, February 7th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Friday, February 7th, 2020 10:00am
    St. Philip Parish, St. Philip Church
    50 West Crafton Avenue
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15205
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  • Interment

    West Newton Cemetery
    210 Vernon Drive
    WEST NEWTON, PA 15089
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    With military honors


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Jeannine May

Posted at 04:52pm
Words will not wipe away the tears and hugs may not ease the pain, but hold onto your memories because forever they will remain.
Nello, was such a wonderful person and we're going to greatly miss him here at camp. I'm sure he's already playing cards again with my dad. Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you all at this time of great sadness. We will never forget him. Jack & Jeannine May

John McClelland

Posted at 08:19pm
Nello’s warm smile and hearty greeting could always be counted on no matter if It was a week or years since we saw each other last. It will be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family as they mourn his loss but celebrate the life he lived. - John McClelland

Ed Palko

Posted at 01:49pm
Nello and I worked together in the prop shop at the old Allegheny Airlines. It was a lot of fun working with him. RIP my old friend. Ed Palko

Pat Stanley

Posted at 10:16am
Many memories of happy times with Nello, Barb and Coccagno family,
Pat and Barry Stanley,Bruce, Chris and Scott Stanley

Steven P. He

Posted at 03:23am
Please accept my condolences from China
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