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1955 James 2019

James Fontanelli

October 22, 1955 — May 22, 2019

James E Fontanelli, 63, of West Mifflin, formerly of Monessen, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at his home.  Born October 22, 1955 in Belle Vernon, he was the son of the late Arthur and Annie Amoroso Fontanelli.  Jim was a 3rd generation steel worker and was retired from Whg-Pgh Steel.

He is survived by his wife Nancy Ward Fontanelli; daughter Brooke Boyce of Canonsburg; three grandchildren Dominic Jaffre, Valentina Boyce and Christopher Boyce.

Visitation will be held Friday from 6-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183.

I kneel down and pray before God to accept me into his kingdom so I may travel to “the great gig in the sky” to see, meet and visit all of my family members past and future and connecting with all the friends I have greatfully met on my 63-year journey on this beautiful planet.  Nancy I will sadly miss you the most and keep ‘shining on”.  Love You…me

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Friday, May 24, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations - Belle Vernon

626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon, PA 15012

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