Richard A. Pellegrini, 59, died February 15, 2013 in his Spring Township, PA residence. He was the husband of Paula A. (LeBeau) Pellegrini whom he married May 5, 1990.
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Born September 15, 1953 in Augusta, GA, he was a son of Aldo Angelo, husband of Virginia K. (Eich) Pellegrini of Wilmington, DE and the late Gail (Haldeman) Pellegrini.
Rick was a 1970 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School and a 1975 graduate of University of Delaware.
He was employed as a technical sales representative with Grain Proessing Corporation for 17 years, last working Thursday. Rick attended Grace Lutheran Church. He was proud of the fact that he earned his Eagle Scout. Rick loved the water, and spent many hours fishing and sailing. He enjoyed building models and cooking.
In addition, surviving is his daughter, Kristina Marie Pellegrini of Baton Rouge, LA. Also surviving are two siblings: Sandra (Pellegrini), wife of Chuck Boyko of Landenberg, PA and Gary, husband of Ingrid Pellegrini of Newark, DE. Other survivors include his brother-in-law, Leon, husband of Joane LeBeau of Gonzales, LA and nieces and nephews, Brandon Pellegrini, Kate Trainor, Brad LeBeau, Breeanne LeBeau and Lucas LeBeau.
Rick was predeceased by his daughter, Lian Pellegrini who was stillborn in June, 1990; his uncle, James Haldeman and his mother-in-law, Anna LeBeau.
A Memorial Service was held Monday evening at Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., 739 Penn Avenue, West Reading, PA. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family in Fairview Cemetery, Shillington, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
For online condolences, visit www.kuhnfuneralhome.com
Published in The News Journal on Feb. 19, 2013