BANGOR Dr. Francis J. Cinelli, 95 years of age, passed away at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg Campus. Born in Roseto August 29, 1926, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Mary (Confalone) Cinelli. He was known to many as Doc and cared for patients for over 60 years. He served his country during WW II and afterwards attended Lafayette College where he was a fearsome football player nicknamed the Bear and graduated with a degree in Mining Engineering. He worked for Ingersoll Rand and then switched careers. Dr. Cinelli graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1958 and did an internship at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He opened his practice in Bangor immediately following the completion of his training. He was the Doctor who never shut his phone off and even made house calls. Doc married the love his life Eleanor on April 26, 1952. They were married for 66 years and Eleanor predeceased him in 2018. They had five children Kathy Zoshak (Dr.John) of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Carole King (Doug) of Aiken, South Carolina, Jane Lucrezi (Mike) of Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, Dr. Philip Cinelli (Jennie) of Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania and Francis Cinelli Jr. (Isabella) of Bangor, Pennsylvania. In addition to his five children, he had 14 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was looking forward to his fourth great grandchild in January. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 18 at 10 AM in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church Garibaldi & Third Avenues Roseto. There will be no calling hours. Burial with Military honors will be in the New Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Roseto. In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations should be offered in Francis's name to the Church 560 North Sixth Street Bangor Pa 18013. Services are under the care of the Fiore Funeral Home, Bangor PA. Online condolences may be offered at www.fiorefuneralhome.com
. Funeral will be live stream on Facebook using link:http:/m.facebook.com/Our-Lady-of-Mount-Carmel-Roseto-PA-104751231183880 and click on Video. Fiore Funeral Home 230 Market Street Bangor, PA 18013 (610) 588-2233
Published by The Express Times from Sep. 15 to Sep. 16, 2021.