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Joseph A. Natoli, "Pitts" 86, of Cortland, passed away Friday March 27, 2015. Born July 5, 1928 in Cortland, Joe was the son of Antonio and Catherine Cortese Natoli and was a Cortland resident his entire life. Joe had faithfully served his country in the United States Army.

Joe was the proprietor of Natoli's Rte. 11 Market for many years and was previously employed by Compagni Construction. He was a faithful communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church and a member of the San Rocco Lodge. He is survived by his sister, Marian Natoli Atkinson, two nephews, Harold A. Atkinson and Jeffory Atkinson both of Cortland and a niece, Jemma Atkinson also of Cortland and several cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. In St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Zareski serving as celebrant. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. In St. Anthony's Church prior to Mass.

Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Christ The King Retreat House 500 Brookford Rd. Syracuse, New York 13224

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Riccardi Funeral Home
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