Alfred J. DeAngelis Jr.

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Alfred J. DeAngelis Jr., 70, of Plains Twp., passed away Monday evening, June 11, 2018, at his home, with his family by his side, after a 7-year battle against pulmonary fibrosis.

Born in Plains Twp., he was the son of the late Alfred Sr. and Emily Smolko DeAngelis.

Al was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving with the Pennsylvania National Guard, 109th Field Artillery, retiring in 1986 as a staff sergeant after 20 years of service.

He was employed by Leslie Fay, Plains Twp., in the print shop, and by UPS as a driver for 38 years until his retirement.

Al was an avid hunter and Dallas Cowboys football fan. He was a member of the Plains American Legion, Joseph E. Conlon Post 558, was the executive vice president of the Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming, a member of the 4 Jays Gun Club, a member of the Board of the Par-Del Credit Union, Chapter X Goldwing Riders Motorcycle Club, the NEPR Club, the Red Rose Motorcycle Club, Lancaster, the Sportsman Club, Lake Aleeda, and the Chase Pistol Club.

Surviving are his wife of 47 years, the former Sandie Kowalchin, Plains Twp.; sons, Alfred "Butch" DeAngelis III and his wife, Marian, Lehman Twp.; and John DeAngelis and his wife, Tiffany, Kingston; grandchildren, Matthew, Jessica, Ian and Jordan DeAngelis; sister, Emily Klem and her husband, Ronald, Plains Twp.; nieces; and a nephew.

The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Twp., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Twp. with the Rev. John C. Lambert, pastor, officiating.

Interment with military honors will be held in Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the by visiting www.lung.org.

For information, or to leave Al's family a message of condolence, please visit www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on June 13, 2018
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