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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.

SANGREGORIO
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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