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Joseph G. DiCarlantonio, school bus route supervisor

Joseph G. DiCarlantonio, 49, who had worked since 1990 in various capacities for the Montgomery County Public Schools bus system, died Sept. 9 at the Kline Hospice House in Mount Airy.

He had cancer, said his sister Joan Beasley.

At the time of his death, Mr. DiCarlantonio was a bus route supervisor, a position he had held for about six years. He had previously worked as a bus evacuation drill trainer, a radio bus operator and a bus driver. From 1998 to 2005, he also worked as a driver for Schuster Concrete in Owings Mills, Md.

Earlier in his career, he was a tow truck driver, a gas station attendant and night supervisor, and an assistant manager of a Roy Rogers restaurant in Bethesda.

Joseph Gerard DiCarlantonio was born in Washington and grew up in Montgomery County. He was a 1981 graduate of Winston Churchill High School in Potomac. At the time of his death, he lived in Frederick.

Survivors include his wife of 11 months, Patti Flohr DiCarlantonio of Frederick; two stepdaughters, Trisha Harner of Germantown and Brittany Harner of Boyds; his parents, Norm DiCarlantonio and Jan Crother DiCarlantonio, both of Centreville, Md.; four sisters, Joan Beasley of Parrish, Fla., Melissa Starinsky of Glenwood, Md., Pam DiCarlantonio of Chicago and Jeannie Wilkerson of Ellicott City; three brothers, Frank DiCarlantonio of Easton, Md., Mike DiCarlantonio of Dickerson and J.B. DiCarlantonio of Warwick, N.Y.; and a granddaughter.

— Emily Langer

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