Robert P. Spigarelli

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Aug. 11, 2014

Robert P. Spigarelli of Tunkhannock passed away on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore.

He was born in Pittston on Feb. 5, 1946, the son of the late Feliciano and Amelia Corsaletti Spigarelli.

He was a 1963 graduate of Northeast High School and after graduation joined the United States Marine Corps. He attended the University of Scranton, graduating in 1971. He was employed as a Senior Field Engineer for the Elliott Company, retiring after 30 years of service. He was often referred to as "Bob" and loved the outdoors and enjoyed recreational fishing. He was a member of the Church of the Nativity BVM and the Tunkhannock Moose Lodge.

He leaves his two sons and daughters-in-law: Thomas Gino ('Gino') and wife Rowena of Lebanon, N.J., and Philip Jake ('PJ') and wife Fulvia of Ione, Calif.; loving and devoted companion Christine Sheffler of Tunkhannock; and brother Joseph Renzi Sr. of Duryea; four beloved grandchildren: Arielle, Brooke, and Robert Matias, and Gino Amador: and many close relatives and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Spigarelli.

A memorial service was held on Friday, Aug. 15, at the Sheldon- Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Deacon Ray Pierretti.

Should family and friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in Robert P. Spigarelli's name to Little Sisters of the Poor, Holy Family Residence of Scranton by emailing or calling (570) 343 4065. Or to Hospice Education Institute, a non-profit organization by emailing or calling (800) 331- 1620.

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Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
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Published in The Wyoming County Examiner on Aug. 20, 2014
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