Ettore F. Vallone, 90, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 8, 2021 while in the care of Riverton Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Allentown. He was the loving husband of Patricia (Decker) Vallone with whom he shared over 62 years of loving marriage. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Russell and Elizabeth (Ponticorvo) Vallone. Ettore was a graduate of Bethlehem Vo-Tech, class of 1949 and went on to attend Moravian College. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy. Ettore was a jack of all trades and was a self employed handyman throughout his life. He enjoyed collecting military memorabilia and was an avid car enthusiast. He was a member of the former Our Lady of Pompeii Church, Navy Squadrons 33 and the Red Ball Military Club.
Survivors: In addition to his loving wife Patricia, he will be remembered by his daughter Denise Zalitis and her husband George of Charleston, SC; son Michael Vallone of Allentown; sister Lucy Malone of Charleston, SC; brother Carmen Vallone and his wife Diane of Hellertown. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Services: A Funeral Service will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden Street Bethlehem, PA 18018 where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10 A.M. until time of the service. Burial will be private. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Riverton Rehabilitation and Health Care Center 803 N. Wahneta Street Allentown, PA 18109 and/or to Family Pillars Hospice, 3910 Adler Place Bethlehem, PA 18017.
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