Pat Romanelli of Farmingdale and Laurel died March 26 in his 83rd year.
He was the beloved husband of Loda; the devoted father of Martin (Lynn), Paul (Theresa), the late John (Heather) and the late Joseph; the cherished grandfather of Matthew, Chris, Brian, Ethan, James, Tara and Peter; the beloved great-grandfather of Cedar; and the beloved brother of Agnes Schuller.
Pat was the lifetime business owner of Romanelli & Son in Lindenhurst and a founding director of the Oil Heat institute of Long Island and the Empire State Petroleum Association.
He served his country as a U.S. Army military policeman and received an honorable discharge.
Pat served his community with active positions on Farmingdale Village zoning board, then as an elected trustee and deputy mayor. He was a former Farmingdale Rotarian. Pat also served in leadership positions with the Boy Scouts of America Troop 514. He was an always-proud alumnus of Farmingdale High School, Class of ’49, and enjoyed organizing reunions with his local classmates.
The family received visitors March 28 and 29 at McCourt & Trudden Funeral Home in Farmingdale. A funeral Mass was held March 30 at St. Kilian R.C. Church in Farmingdale. Interment took place St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale.
Memorial donations can be made to St. Kilian’s Parish Outreach, 140 Elizabeth Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735.
This is a paid notice.