Herman D. Magretti

April 7, 1926 ~ January 12, 2019 (age 92)


Herman D. Magretti 92 of Jeannette died Saturday January 12, 2019 four years to the day his beloved wife died.  He was born April 7, 1926 in Derry a son of the late Joseph and Grace (Gulino) Magretti.  Prior to retirement he was employed by the Union Railroad and he was a veteran of WW II serving with the US Navy.  He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Jeannette and attended Word of Life Church, Greensburg.  He also belonged to the Jeannette Lions Club, American Legion Post 344, VFW 8240 and Hillview Bowling League.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 wonderful years Sophie (Medvic) Magretti who died on January 12, 2015,a son Joseph Charles Magretti and seven brothers and sisters.  He is survived by a daughter Michele Magretti Milanak of Jeannette, a daughter in law Karen Rumick Magretti of Greensburg, three grandchildren Sherry Magretti Hamilton (Jason), Joseph Magretti (Devon) and Jennifer Malinak Belan (Jason), seven great grandchildren Jaden, Jacob, Jackson, Giavanna, Tessa, Charley and Presley and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received Thursday from 4-8 PM in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette.  Additional visitation will be Friday from 10:00 AM till time of service at 11:00 AM in Word of Life Church. Everyone please go to the church.  Interment with military rites will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park.  To send online condolences visit

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January 17, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

Funeral Service
January 18, 2019

11:00 AM

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