Newspaper Clippings of School Days after War
After the war, Tom continued to live in the home of his parents. He became employed in the
Pennsylvania Railroad Shops as an acetylene welder.
Tom enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on February 16, 1951. He subsequently saw action in the
Korean War, and remained in the Marine Corps for several years.
Newspaper Clippings of Marine Corps Enlistment/Training
In February of 1955 Tom married Kathleen (Coke) Knicely in Altoona. They had three boys and
three girls, and lived in a house next door to the Misitano Family home at 1500 16th Avenue.
He was subsequently employed as an iron-worker, doing steel construction on buildings in Altoona
and nearby communities.
Snapshots from 1940's, 1950's
Above Left: Tom (left) and Frank (right) in choir clothing, with brother Phil (center)
Above Right: Joe, Tom and Frances at Joe's house in California during a trip that
Frances, Francis, and Tom took to visit them.
Snapshot from late 1980's with brothers (left to right): Joe, Tom, Jim and Phil.