ROBERT S. ZANGRILLI SR., 78, OF STOWE Robert S. Zangrilli Sr., 78, of Stowe, PA, died on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the Reading Hospital, West Reading, PA. He was the husband of the late Joan (Thompson) Zangrilli, who passed away in 2010. Born in Stowe, he was a son of the late Joseph and Nataline (Celani) Zangrilli. Mr. Zangrilli was a member of St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Stowe. For several years, he was a self-employed electrician and owner/operator of Zangrilli & Sons Electricians, formerly of Pottstown, PA. More recently, he was an electrician with the IBEW Local #360. Robert resided in St. Augustine, Florida, for three years. He enjoyed traveling across the U.S. with his wife by car, train and bus. They spent many vacations with their family in Wildwood, NJ. Survivors include four sons, Robert Zangrilli Jr. and his wife, Linda of Stowe; David Zangrilli and his wife, Gidget of Pottstown; Gary Zangrilli and his wife, Mary Pat of Douglassville, PA, and Frank Zangrilli of Pottstown; one daughter, Katherine, wife of David Forke of Gilbertsville, PA; two brothers, John Zangrilli of Douglassville and Joe Zangrilli of Pottstown; one sister, Mary Keifrider of Pottstown; 10 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his sister, Leanne Donahue. A viewing will be held from 9:30-11 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013 at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte Street, Pottstown, PA. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Father Paul Brandt will officiate. Entombment will be in Highland Memorial Park Mausoleum, Pottstown, PA. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741.
Published in The Mercury on May 2, 2013