Pasquale C. “Pat” Todaro, 88, of Phillipsburg, died Monday, March 21, 2011, in his home.
Born September 12, 1922 in Phillipsburg, Pat was a son of the late Antonio and Rosaria Noto Todaro.
Pat served in the United States Army, as a Private First Class, with the “A” Battery 60th Field Artillery Battalion, from 1943 to 1946. He then enlisted with the Regular Army, with the rank of Corporal, serving with Troop B, 27th Constabulary Squadron from 1946 to 1947. He was a Prisoner of War in Germany. For his service, he was awarded the two Bronze Service Stars, Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, World War Two Victory Medal, European American Middle Eastern Campaign Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal.
Pat was a construction laborer with the Laborers International Union of North America.
He was a member of St. Philip and St. James Roman Catholic Church, Phillipsburg.
He was a member of the Order of Fleas and VFW Post 1290, both in Easton, PA, and the National Rifle Association.
Survivors include a sister, Sadie Knecht, with whom he resided, nieces and nephews. Five brothers, Frank, Anthony, Charles, Joseph and Carl, and a sister, Catherine Woolever, died earlier.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, in the Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home, 289 South Main Street, Phillipsburg. Funeral services will begin 9:00 a.m., Friday, in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery, Greenwich Township. Online condolences may be submitted by visiting www.noto-wynkoop.com.
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