Phillip  Paoletta
Phillip Paoletta, 81, Hermitage, passed away Wednesday (Oct. 2, 2019) in his residence.
Mr. Paoletta was born Jan. 4, 1938, in Sharon, a son of Michele and Anna Mary (Cunti) Paoletta.
A lifelong area resident, he attended the former Sacred Heart Parochial Grade School, Sharon.
For 41 years, Phil was employed by Sharon Tube, where he began as an oiler and retired as a craneman.
An avid outdoorsman, he loved hunting, fishing, and boating. He also enjoyed spending time working in his vegetable garden and canning peppers.
In his youth, he loved racing cars at Sharon Speedway, Hartford, Ohio, and later was a collector and purveyor of classic automobiles. He was proud of his Italian heritage and enjoyed listening to Italian music and attending Italian festivals.
He is survived by: a daughter, Connie (Matthew) Lanshcak-Pentz, Mineral Ridge, Ohio; a son, Phillip Paoletta Jr., South Carolina; and a grandson, Ryan Pentz; a sister, Angeline Triggiani, Sharon; a brother, Anthony Paoletta, Mercer; and two sisters-in-law, Theresa Paoletta, Hermitage, and Betty Paoletta, Brookfield.
In addition to his parents, Phil was preceded in death by: two sisters, Rose Magnu and Lucy Flood; and four brothers, Marco, Louie, Frankie and Fred Paoletta.

Phillip, 81, Hermitage.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (10-7-19) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
In keeping with his wishes there will be no funeral service and burial will take place privately.
Interment: St. Mary Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on October 5, 2019


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Barbara A. Reither
Oct 07, 2019
Please know many friends are sending love and prayers to all the families affected by Phil’s passing. Please accept my personal sympathies.
Joanne Padenich
Oct 06, 2019
Sorry for your loss. Had alot of good times with Phil. I regret I am out of town and will not be able to attend viewing. Prayers to all