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Albert Guy Sangregorio
Albert Guy Sangregorio, 89, of Brookfield passed away peacefully under hospice care of multiple myeloma at 2:48 a.m. Monday, July 31, 2017, in his home, with his family by his side, after an extended illness.
Mr. Sangregorio was born March 1, 1928, in Sharon, a son of Matteo and Donata (Iannelli) Sangregorio.
A lifelong area resident, he was a 1946 graduate of Brookfield High School. 
Albert served in Japan with the 8th Cavalry Regiment of the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Italian American War Veterans, Farrell. 
He retired from the Painters Union, Local 476, Youngstown, where he was employed for more than 50 years.
Albert was a longtime active member of St. Joseph Church, Sharon. 
He was an avid local high school sports fan and enjoyed golfing, fishing and gardening.
Surviving are: his wife of 64 years, the former Joann Weber, whom he married May 2, 1953, in the former St. Joseph Church, Sharon, by the late Rev. Richard Tellers; a daughter, Karen Nelson and her husband Thomas, Petaluma, Calif.; three sons, Gregory Sangregorio and his wife Mary Jo, Petersburg, Va.; Douglas Sangregorio and his wife Darla, and Albert Sangregorio Jr. and his wife Sheryl, all Brookfield; six grandchildren, Angela Sangregorio, Douglas Sangregorio Jr. and his wife Brenna, Tomisa Emerson and her husband Tucker, Destry Sangregorio, Brooke Nelson, and Katie Sangregorio; a great-grandson, Brayden Sangregorio; two sisters, Pauline Koch, Sharon; and Mary Lou Krantz, Hermitage; and several nieces and nephews.
Albert was preceded in death by: his parents; three brothers, Dominic and Joseph Sangregorio and an infant Joseph Sangregorio; a sister, Carmella Sangregorio, who also died in infancy; and two brothers-in-law, Joseph Koch and George Krantz.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Joseph Church Food Pantry, 79 Case Ave., Sharon, PA 16146.

Albert Guy, 89, Brookfield.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday (8-2-17) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Funeral: Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Thursday (8-3-17) in St. Joseph Church, Sharon, with Rev. Thomas Whitman, pastor, as celebrant.
Entombment: St. Rose Cemetery Mausoleum, Hermitage, with military honors.     
Published on July 31, 2017
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