Longtime St. Patrick parishioner Mr. Norman Gugliotta died on August 8, 2009 at the age of 89.
Mr. Gugliotta joined St. Patrick Knights of Columbus Council 10567 as a charter member on March 3, 1991. He made his second and third degrees on April 7, 1991.
A resident of Wetumpka, Alabama when he passed away, Mr. Gugliotta was preceded in death by the love of his life, Jean Gugliotta. He was a loving father of four children, Anthonette Gugliotta, Rosemary Mobley (husband Donald), Samuel T. Gugliotta (wife, Ruth), and Norman Gugliotta, Jr.; brother Joseph Gugliotta; and the grandfather of Josh Gugliotta, Christopher T. Light, and Jennie Marie Gugliotta. He also had several nieces and nephews.
Norman Gugliotta was a veteran of World War II who proudly served our country in the First Marine Division stationed in the Pacific Theater, (Guadalcanal). Mr. Gugliotta was active in his church and community. Before moving to Wetumpka, AL, he was a founding member of St. Patrick and a member of the Sunshine Club. He was a founding member of Graysville Gun Club. He retired as a master craftsman brick mason from US Steel. Honorary pallbearers were Joseph Gugliotta, Josh Gugliotta, Christopher T. Light, Samuel J. Gugliotta, Anthony Tamburello and Samuel C. Gugliotta. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at St. Bede's Catholic Church, Montgomery, said by Rev. David Carrucci, Pastor. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham officiated by St. Patrick Pastor Rev. Vernon Huguley.
Eternal rest grant unto Him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon Him. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.