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Robert C. Franceschini

February 27, 1933 March 19, 2018
Robert C. Franceschini
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FRANCESCHINI, ROBERT C. “Bob”, 85, Alverda, Native of Spangler, passed away March 19, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born February 27, 1933, in Bakerton, the son of Ceasare and Maria (Debinni) Franceschini. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Reno, Virgil and Louie Franceschini. Survived by loving wife of 62 years, Emily (Vermeulin) Franceschini with whom he raised six children, Robert “Tony” Franceschini and Miss Patty; Geannette “Jan” Franceschini and Jeff; Colleen (Charles) Holder; Michelle (Mark) Nichols; Angelo (Christy) Franceschini; and Gino (Michele) Franceschini; grandchildren, Erik and Michael Lentz; Anthony, Summer and Crystal Franceschini; Jackie Perry; Brianna and Brandon Franceschini; Mark and Mathew Nichols; Joshua Franceschini; Cara and Cory Franceschini; and great-grandchildren, Chandler and Kiaya Lentz; Michaela and Madison Lentz; Destiny Franceschini; Ben, Jason and Nathan Perry; Matthew Nichols and Robert Franceschini. Also survived by sisters, Ida Grobis, Mary Biship and Virginia Orband US Army Veteran of the Korean War and life member of Twin Rocks VFW and member of American Legion Post 614, Patton. Bob retired from Bethlehem Steel where he worked his way through the ranks to the position of A-Rate Mechanic. The men he worked with there became life-long friends. After Bethlehem, he went on to work many years for Calandra Steel in Cresson. In retirement, he enjoyed being outdoors gardening and growing flowers of all kinds, feeding and watching the birds. He knew how to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. His happiest times were spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren who brought much joy to his life. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Friends will be received from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Fr. Alfred Patterson, OSB, celebrant. Committal, St. Nicholas Cemetery. Military honors by local veterans organizations. The family wishes to thank Penn Hospice for the kind and compassionate care they provided.

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4:00 PM 3/21/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/21/2018 8:00:00 PM
Moriconi Funeral Home

1303 Bigler Avenue Northern Cambria, PA 15714
Northern Cambria, Pennsylvania 15714-0487

Moriconi Funeral Home
1303 Bigler Avenue Northern Cambria, PA 15714 Northern Cambria 15714-0487 Pennsylvania
United States

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10:00 AM 3/22/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Nicholas Catholic Church

1169 Alverda Road
Nicktown, PA 15762

St. Nicholas Catholic Church
1169 Alverda Road Nicktown 15762 PA
United States

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St, Nicholas Cemetery Final Resting Place

Blue Goose Road
Nicktown, PA 15762

Blue Goose Road Nicktown 15762 PA
United States

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