Arthur V. Maschino, 82, of Celina, OH, formerly of North Vernon, passed away Monday, January 14, 2013, at Trinity West Hospital in Steubenville, OH.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 19, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at Four Corners. The Rev. Joseph Sheets will officiate. Burial will follow at Union City Cemetery in Union City, IN. Visitation will be on Friday, January 18, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service in North Vernon, IN. A Rosary service will be held at 3:30 pm. Friday.
Born August 5, 1930, in Jennings County, IN, Arthur was the son of the late Victor and Ruth Hawk Maschino. He married LaVonne Williams on February 4, 1956. She preceded him in death on April 2, 1993. He married Heidi Dietzel on March 29, 2002. She survives.
Arthur served in the United States Army from 1953 until 1955, and later became a truck driver in 1976. He was a life member of the VFW of Celina, OH. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, NASCAR and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, Arthur is survived by a son, Richard (Tina) Maschino of Bradford, OH; four daughters, Cheryl (Matt) Huth of Indianapolis, Diane (Tim) McCullough of Cincinnati, OH, Karen (Jim) Hayes of Indianapolis and Debra (Arnie) Everett of Daleville, IN; a stepdaughter, Chris Stanziola of Celina, OH; two stepsons, John Stanziola of Celina, OH, and Michael (Casandra) Gilbert of St. Marys, OH; a twin brother, Amos Maschino of North Vernon, and a brother, Paul Maschino of Louisville; two sisters, Irene Simmons of North Vernon and Agnes Euler of Columbus, IN; four grandchildren, Craig and Brandy Maschino, and Joshua and Kari Hayes; seven great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, LaVonne; three brothers, Floyd, LeRoy and Roger Maschino; and a sister, Sr. Juanita Maschino.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the American Heart Association.
We invite family and friends to sign Mr. Maschino’s online guestbook and light a candle in his remembrance at www.sawyerfuneralservice.com.