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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Ralph Mongillo

Ralph F. Mongillo, Sr., 78, of 70 Cornen St., Bradford, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at his residence.

Born October 8, 1935 in Bradford, he was a son of the late Frank and Margaret (Pantuso) Mongillo.

On March 17, 1962 at St. Bernard Church he married Judith A. (McManigle) Mongillo who survives.

He was a 1954 graduate of Bradford High School.

On January 14, 1955 he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force where he served in active duty until he was honorably discharged on November 13, 1958. He remained in the reserves until January 13, 1969.

After his discharge in 1958 he attended St. Vincent's College.

Ralph worked for 20 years for Public Loan Company and 20 years at Bradford Regional Medical Center retiring as the Business Office Manager in 1998.

He was a member of St. Bernard Church, the American Legion Post #212, the Italian American Progressive Club, and a past member of Pine Acres Golf Club. He enjoyed woodworking and playing golf, but his greatest love was spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren.

Surviving is his wife Judy of 52 years and one daughter, Gianna 'Gigi' (Jim) Carroll, of Bradford, two sons Ralph (Melinda Faison) Mongillo of Jacksonville FL, and Bob Mongillo, of Bradford, one sister, Maria (James) Mongillo-Williams, of Bradford, two grandchildren, Angela Carroll and Andrew Carroll and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jack C. Mongillo and a sister, Janet L. Price.

Family will be receiving friends on Thursday July 31, 2014 from 2-4pm & 6-8pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc 372 East Main St., Bradford, where a prayer service will be held at 9:30am on Friday followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in St. Bernard Church, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as celebrant.

Memorial if desired may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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