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Fred D. Runco, 66

November 12, 2010

Fred D. Runco, 66, Punxsutawney, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at UPMC-Mercy, Pittsburgh.

He was born Aug. 1, 1944, in Toledo, Ohio, a son of the late Dominic and Colomba “Clo” (Perfili) Runco.

March 14, 1972, he married Linda (Smith) Runco of Punxsutawney, who survives.

Mr. Runco was a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church.

He loved the outdoors, wildlife and fishing.

In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include a daughter, Jennifer R. Yankasky and husband Craig of Punxsutawney; two brothers, Domenic F. Runco Jr. and wife Nancy, and Anthony J. Runco and wife Renee, all of Punxsutawney; two sisters, Laura M. Wood of Punxsutawney and Linda J. Holmes and husband Jack of Coldwater, Miss.; and a grandson, Cameron Yankasky of Punxsutawney.

At the family’s request, there will be no viewing.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, at Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Charles Kaza as celebrant.

Donations may be made to the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.

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