Magnelli , Romualdo L. 84
In loving memory of Romualdo “Ron” L. Magnelli, 84, of Newell, who went to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. A son of the late Amedeo and Adele Magnelli, Ron was born Dec. 13, 1927, in Castiglione, Cosenza, Italy. Ron was employed as an architectural engineer traveling throughout the world and, upon retirement, moved to Newell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Fernando, Luigi, Mario and Lino Magnelli. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Catina Librandi Magnelli; a son, Romeo Antonio Magnelli and wife, Alison, of Newell; five daughters, Anna Magnelli, of Cranberry Township, Daniela Krawchyk and husband, Brian, of Raccoon Township, Carla Sabatini of Newell, Marisa Magnelli, of Newell and Marcella Middleton and husband, Armed, of Pittsburgh; two sisters, Maria and Romilda and a brother, Orlando Magnelli; an aunt (Zia) Carmelina Cribari (98 years old); four grandsons; and seven granddaughters. Ron was a member of St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. His hobbies included making wine, gardening and playing Bocce ball with the Sons of Italy. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in the FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 700 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon, 724-929-5300, http://www.FergusonFuneralHomeandCrematory.com. A blessing service will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Roger Statnick as celebrant. The Rosary will be prayed in the funeral home at 3 p.m. Tuesday led by members of St. Sebastian Parish.