Joseph M. DeBone, 71, of Greensburg, died Saturday, July 3, 2021. He was born March 19, 1950, in Greensburg, a son of the late Angelo and Jennie Cepullio DeBone. Joe started his career at Z&M selling motorcycles before beginning his 40-year career as an auto sales manager, starting at Smail Honda Village. He then helped open one of the first Acura dealership in Western Pennsylvania, Acura of South Hills. From there, Joe moved to Baierl Acura of Wexford and later retired from No. 1 Cochran Hyundai. He was a member of the Hilltop Club and the Italian American Club of Export and enjoyed watching hockey, playing golf and having a good meal. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Palmine Shaw and her husband, Lloyd 'Shorty' Shaw; and a brother-in-law, Gary Trathen. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 37 years, Dorothy A. 'Dot' DeBone; two children, Alexandra Manley (Matthew) and Joseph 'Jake' DeBone, all of Greensburg; a grandson, Julian Joseph Manley; four siblings, Joanne Condo (James DiStefano) of Canton, Ga., Donna Petroy (Vincent) of Indianapolis, Ind., Saundra Singer (James), of Greensburg and Frank A. DeBone, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; in-laws, Marlene and Joseph Trathen, of Greensburg; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many lifelong friends and his adoring companion, Nellie. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Joseph from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, (724) 837-0020. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 8, in St. Bartholomew Church, Crabtree, with Fr. Justin Matro, O.S.B., celebrating. Everyone please go directly to the Church. Interment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Westmoreland County Food Bank 100 Devonshire Drive, Delmont, PA 15626 or the Alzheimer's Association, 2835 E. Carson St., Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Joseph's family has entrusted his care to the Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc., Greensburg. To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences, or for directions, please visit us at www.pantalone.com. Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.
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Westmoreland County Food Bank
100 Devonshire Drive, Delmont PA 15626
2835 E Carson St. Suite 200, Pittsburgh PA 15203