Michael “Mikey” Anthony Assenti, 67, of Clairton, passed away at home on Friday, November 23, 2018. He was born September 23, 1951 in McKeesport to the late Tullio and Ann Marie Thornton Assenti. Michael is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Catherine Latorre Assenti; son, Michael A. (Alexis) Assenti of West Newton; daughter, Cara (Daniel) Connor of Suttersville; step-children, Marcie Morgan of Clairton, Christopher (Jenine) Morgan of Franklin, PA, Howard “Smiley” (Shannon) Morgan Jr of Clairton; grandchildren, Dwight, Anthony, Alissa, Howard, Christopher, Joshua, Alyssa, Bryce, Lukas, Haley, Dylan, Aidan; great-grandchildren, Learra, Claira; brothers, Paul (Colleen) Assenti of Elizabeth Township, Kevin Assenti of Clairton, David Assenti of Buena vista, Joseph Assenti of Greenock; and mother-in-law, Lydia Latorre. Along with his parents, Michael was preceded in death by brother, Julius Assenti, grandson, Matthew Morgan, and father-in-law, Carmen Latorre. He was a lifelong resident of Clairton, a retired motor inspector for US Steel Clairton Works, enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and was an avid Steeler fan. Michael was a member of the Sons of Columbus, Wilson American Citizens Club and the Breakfast Club at The Village Inn. Visitation will take place Monday November 26, 2018 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm at S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton, PA 15025. A service will take place in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11 am followed by interment at Jefferson Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family to help defray funeral costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 24, 2018.