Ralph F. Mongillo Sr., 78, of 70 Cornen St., Bradford, passed away Monday (July 28, 2014) at his residence.
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Born Oct. 8, 1935, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Frank and Margaret Pantuso Mongillo.
On March 17, 1962, at St. Bernard Church, he married Judith A. McManigle Mongillo, who survives.
He was a 1954 graduate of Bradford High School.
On Jan. 14, 1955, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force where he served in active duty until he was honorably discharged on Nov. 13, 1958. He remained in the reserves until Jan. 13, 1969.
After his discharge in 1958 he attended St. Vincent's College.
Ralph worked for 20 years for Public Loan Company and 20 years at Bradford Regional Medical Center, retiring as the business office manager in 1998.
He was a member of St. Bernard Church, the American Legion Post #212, the Italian American Progressive Club, and a past member of Pine Acres Golf Club. He enjoyed woodworking and playing golf, but his greatest love was spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren.
Surviving is his wife Judy of 52 years and one daughter, Gianna 'Gigi' (Jim) Carroll of Bradford; two sons, Ralph (Melinda Faison) Mongillo of Jacksonville, Fla., and Bob Mongillo of Bradford; one sister, Maria (James) Mongillo-Williams of Bradford; two grandchildren, Angela Carroll and Andrew Carroll and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jack C. Mongillo and a sister, Janet L. Price.
Family will be receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 East Main St., Bradford, where a prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Bernard Church, with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, as celebrant.
Memorial if desired may be made to a
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from July 30 to Aug. 30, 2014