Carmine Paul Verno, 69 of Bentleyville died Wednesday-April 22, 2015 in his home. He was born July 20, 1945 in Washington the son of the late Carmine Verno and Clara Verno Reihner. Mr. Verno was a member of Central Assembly of God. He was President of the Men’s Ministry and was also on the leadership team of the Washington County Men’s prayer breakfast. He was a 1963 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School. He attended California University with further studies in marketing at Michigan State University and the University of Notre Dame. He received a Certified Marketing Directors Designation from the International Council of Shopping Centers in 1976.
He was a board member of the Advantage Inc. (Association for Mentally Challenged Citizens) and was a former member of the Washington Jaycees. He was a former State Director of Miss Pennsylvania, Ohio & West Virginia USA pageants. Mr. Verno was the owner of Carvern Productions, Inc., an advertising, public relations and theatrical production firm in Washington. He was a woodworking craftsman, a fisherman and scuba diver.
Mr. Verno was married to the late Caryn L. Ankrom Verno. Surviving is a daughter; Valerie and husband Dave, sister; Janet (Pete) Castriota, stepbrother; David Reihner, two grandsons; Neil & Blake, along with several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Verno was preceded in death by not only his parents but also by his stepfather, Jacob Reihner.
Funeral arrangements are private and under the direction of the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc. Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com