1924 Claudio 2007

Claudio Yon

September 2, 1924 — May 25, 2007

Born of September 2, 1924 to Elia and Maria Yon, immigrants of Piedicavallo, Italy. he retured to Italy at the age of 13 monts.
Claudio began his careeer at a very early age as a shepard in the Alps of Piedicavallo, Italy and later becamber a baker. He married his wife Alma in 1945 in Piedicavallo. He came to the United States in 1948 to meet with his father and decided to become a permanent resident. In 1950 he brought his wife and young daughter Maria to Beckley, WV.
Here he started his career as coal miner and stone mason and ultimately became a highway builder, retiring from Vecellio & Grogan. He was quiet, determined and hardworking and devoted his life to his wife, children and grandchildren.
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