SALEM – Wayne A. Allio, 82, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at his home. He was born March 14, 1938 in Titusville, Pennsylvania, son of the late Howard C. and Helen (Gilmore) Allio.
Wayne served in the United States Navy where he maintained the ship’s interior communication system on the USS Skylark and USS Fulton. He worked as Chief Broadcast Engineer at WSOM, WQXK, WHLO and WTOF radio, retiring in 2003. Wayne was a member of the Salem Historical Society. He loved NASCAR, the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Indians.
Survivors include his wife, Judith (Pelliccioni) Allio whom he married June 4, 1966; daughter, Cristina (Louis) Huffman of Chattanooga, TN; sisters, Pauline Vaughn of Canton, Joyce Allio of Knox, PA, Julie Russell of Tylersburg, PA, Jane Detrie of Lucinda, PA and Mary Cable Slaugenhaupt of Knox, PA; brothers, Charles Allio of Lucinda, PA, Kenneth Allio of Commerce Twp., MI, Roger Allio and Gary Allio, both of PA.
Besides his parents, a brother, Howard E. Allio also preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Stark Memorial with Rev. Robert Rowley officiating. Calling hours will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with military honors provided by the Salem Honor Guard. For the safety of the Allio family, please adhere to social distancing and bring your own mask.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Historical Society, 208 S. Broadway, Salem, OH 44460.
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