The Life of ALBERT E MARNELLI
Albert E. Marnelli, 91, of Bernville, formerly of Reading, passed away Wednesday, December 28th, at Mifflin Center, Cumru Twp. Albert was born in Reading, on August 2, 1931, a son of the late Angelina (Rinaldo) and Giuseppe Marinello. He was the husband of Roselynn N. Marnelli who survives him. He was a member of St. Margaret Roman Catholic Church Reading, PA 19601. He served in the U.S. Marines as a CPL in the Korean War. and he was a member of the Russell M. Butterwick detachment of the Marine Corp. League and the Devil Dogs where he was the Pound Master. He was called Gunny by his Marine buddies. He was also an avid worker for the TOYS FOR TOTS campaign. A lifelong bowler, he was a member of many leagues and has his first 300 game when he was 82 years old. He also loved fishing, hunting, golf and was an avid target shooter. After the Marines he later worked as a Pipe Fitter at AT&T and Lucent Technology Reading, for 33 years retiring in 1991. In addition to his wife, Roselynn, Albert is survived by two daughters, Michele M., wife of Thomas J, Bolton, of Reading PA, Tracy, wife of Arthur Wernicki of Bernville with whom he resided with and Joseph, husband of Chrystal Marnelli, of Greenfields. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, Christopher Marnelli, Nicole Souders, Thomas and Joshua Bolton, Caitlin and Alexander Wernicki along with 2 great grandchildren Alexis and Cordelia Shirley Public Viewing will be held 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM on Wednesday, January 4th at Feeney Funeral Home in Reading, PA A Religious Service will be held at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, January 4th at Feeney Funeral Home in Reading, PA. Marine Corps League sevice will begin at 9:20 AM. Interment follows in Gethsemane Cemetery Reading, PA, with full Marine military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to Veteran's Making a Difference 2412 Spring St West Lawn, PA 19609. Arrangements entrusted to John P. Feeney Funeral Home, Inc. 625 N. 4th Street at Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19601, 610-372-4160. Obituary and condolences at www.johnpfeeney.com.