Pat Ianotta Obituary

Pat  Ianotta
Pat Ianotta
Pat Ianotta

July 19, 1920 - August 24, 2010
Born in New Kensington, PA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Pat Ianotta, 90, passed from this life on Tuesday, August 24, 2010. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 26, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. A Celebration of Life reception will be held at the Wesley Acres community room from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Thursday. Cremation will follow services and burial of the cremated remains will take place at St. John the Evangelist Church Memorial Garden in Naples, FL.

Pat was born on July 19, 1920 in New Kensington, PA. He married Edith Mistero in 1948 and resided in Pittsburgh where he had a career of over 50 years in the men's clothing business. Pat held positions at Kaufmann's Department Store and Mister Formal. In 1976 he became the manager of the men's clothing department at Larrimor's until his retirement at age 70. Pat and Edith moved to Naples, FL. in 1997 where they lived for seven years. They moved to Des Moines in 2004. Pat was a loving, caring, and devoted husband, father and grandfather who always put the needs of his family first. He will be remembered for the wonderful example he set for those who were close to him.

Pat is survived by his wife of 62 years, Edith Mistero Ianotta, his daughter, Lisa (Tom) Godlasky of West Des Moines, granddaughter, Lauren Godlasky of New York City, his sister, Gloria Ferri of Aliquippa, PA and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Wesley Hospice or the Wesley Acres Good Samaritan Fund.


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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1627 Grand
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Thursday, August 26, 2010
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1627 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Thursday, August 26, 2010
11:00 AM
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Wesley Acres Hospice
3520 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Wesley Acres Good Samaritan Fund
3520 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312