Friday, May 16th, 2008
Rev. Peter Chiodo
Rev. Peter Chiodo, 78, died at 1:15 a.m. May 15, 2008, in the infirmary of St. Charles Center, Carthagena.
He was born April 10, 1930, in Homestead, Pa., to Pietro and Michelina Chiodo.
Surviving are two sisters, Claire Zuccarelli, Pittsburgh, and Sister Mary Peter Chiodo, Columbia, Pa.
Deceased are two brothers, Joseph and Santo.
He entered the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in 1945 and was ordained a Catholic priest on May 28, 1960. After his ordination he served churches in Dayton, Piqua and Cincinnati. He also served at St. Rita's Hospital in Lima, for the Sisters of the Precious Blood and St. Elizabeth Medical Center, both in Dayton, and Immaculate Conception Church in Bradford.
He also served parishes in Mayfield, Ky., East Chicago, Ind., Cincinnati, Sardinia and Niles, and as parochial vicar at St. Joseph Church in Wapakoneta. In 2003, he retired to the Transfiguration Center for Spiritual Renewal in Ludlow Falls, where he continued to serve in parish ministry as a substitute.
Funeral Mass is 2 p.m. Monday at St. Charles Center, the Rev. Angelo Anthony officiating. Burial is at the community cemetery.
Calling is 1-5 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at St. Charles with a prayer vigil at 7 p.m.
Arrangements are being handled by Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.