Thomas E. Morante

Age 72, of Penn Hills passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 5, 2022. Beloved father of Christopher and Alexander Morante and grandfather of Landon, Liliana and Josiah as well as uncle to several nieces and nephews. Thomas was a fixture in the Italian food scene in Pittsburgh for the better part of 50 years. His unique recipes and dishes created a following over years in restaurants including Eastwood Inn, Cassini’s, Tigano’s Inn, The Mirage and Liliana’s Restaurant in Fords, New Jersey. Thomas loved his family, horses, his late dog “Minnie” as well as the feeling he got from people enjoying his food. Friends received at Rolling Hills Baptist Church 120 Gernert Dr, Verona, Saturday February 12, 2022 from 2 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m. with a celebration of life dinner to follow immediately after for all in attendance.