Joseph Calangelo

CALANGELO, Joseph L., 86, resident of Wheeling, WV died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at home.

He was born March 18, 1927 in New York, NY, son of the late Joseph A. and Alberta M. Taylor Calangelo.

He was a retired firefighter with Wheeling Fire Department, a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, and a Navy veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dolores Rogerson; a brother, John M. Calangelo; daughter, Joyce Ann Calangelo; grandson, Jason Guthrie.

Surviving is his wife of 65 years, Beverly Calangelo; children, Jacqueline Chiazza (Paul), Mary Anne Zandron (Rick), Alberta Vieweg (Rick), Connie Syrylo (Gary), and Joseph Calangelo (Cindy); grandchildren, Lisa Mullin (Marcus), Anthony Chiazza, Chad Syrylo, Jeremy Guthrie (Anne), Derek Syrylo, Sean Calangelo, and Christa Calangelo; great-grandchildren, Grady, Owen, and Lily Mullin.

Friends will be received Monday, March 17, 2014 from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church with Msgr. Eugene S. Ostrowski officiating.

Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9909, or Corpus Christi Community Center, 1516 Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-277-2722).