Jack Milliano

Friday, October 26, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jack A. Milliano, 72, of Cuba, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, at his home.

He was born Oct. 14, 1935, in Perryville, son of Rawliegh and Alma Cissell Milliano. He and Mary E. Gerber were married Dec. 6, 1958, at Perryville.

Milliano served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1961. He was a tool and die maker with Gerber Tool, and retired as a tool and die designer from Bachman in St. Louis.

He was a member of Knights of Columbus, and was named Knight of the Year for 2007.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Timothy and Michael Milliano of Florissant, Mo., Anthony Milliano of Paducah, Ky.; a sister, Judy Gegg of Perryville; and nine grandchildren.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Britton Funeral Home in Cuba.

The Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Cuba, with the Rev. James Finder officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis with full military honors.