February 26, 2014
Joseph Frank Pangonis, 67, of Pottsville, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 26 at Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street.
Born in Pottsville, Feb. 6, 1947, he was a son of the late Joseph M. and Florence Bennet Pangonis.
He was a veteran
of the Air Force, serving during the Vietnam War
He was employed at Reneer Films, Auburn, for more than 30 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Green.
Joseph is survived by a daughter, Janine Rizzardi, Schuylkill Haven; son, Joseph F. Pangonis Jr., Pottsville; brother, Carl Pangonis, Pottsville; grandsons, Joseph, Dennis and Alex Weiderhold; great-grandchildren, Maya, Issac and Layla; and his former wife, Beverly Reber Pangonis.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend a memorial visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville. Inurnment with full military honors will take place in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.