Mal Limongelli


First Posted: 1/6/2013

Mal Limongelli Sr. passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 27, 2012, at home at the age of 91.

Born and raised in the Old Boston section of Pittston, he was a son of Rocco and Virginia Limongelli and was educated in the Old Boston schools. He was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church in Plains Township. He served in the United States Army during World War II, during which time he was stationed in Germany as a paratrooper in the Over Sea Special Service Unit.

He was the founder of Limongelli Trucking and co-founder of Limongelli Brothers, a new car Studebaker dealership. In 1960 he formed Midvale Auto Sales on River Road in Plains Township and was the owner-operator until he retired in 2010.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Anna Kunec Limongelli; son, attorney Malcolm; sister, Carmella Ardo; and brothers, Joseph, James and Anthony.

Surviving are son, attorney Adam, and Deborah; grandson, A.J.; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to give special thanks to the Visiting Angels Agency and everyone who took care of Mal Sr. and his son, Malcolm, over the previous years.

Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, from the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township, with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Ignatius Church, Kingston. Interment was in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dallas.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate monetary donations to be made in his memory to the S.P.C.A., Plains Township.

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