TUNKHANNOCK — 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, a son of the late Feliciano and Amelia Corsaletti Spigarelli.
He was a 1963 graduate of Northeast High School and after graduation joined the U.S. 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," loved the outdoors and enjoyed recreational fishing. He was a member of the Church of the Nativity BVM and the Tunkhannock Moose Lodge.
Robert was preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Spigarelli.
He leaves his two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Gino "Gino" and his wife, Rowena, Lebanon, New Jersey, Philip Jake " PJ" and his wife, Fulvia, Ione, California; loving and devoted companion, Christine Sheffler, Tunkhannock; and brother, Joseph Renzi Sr., Duryea; four beloved grandchildren, Arielle, Brooke, Robert Matias and Gino Amador; and many close relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St, Tunkhannock, with Deacon Ray Pierretti. Visitation with family and friends will be from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; or calling 570-343-4065; or to Hospice Education Institute, a non-profit organization, by emailing email@example.com; or calling 800-331-1620.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.