Robert E. Torricellas, 83, of Peach Bottom, PA passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Lancashire Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lancaster, PA.
He was the husband of Susan St. John Torricellas and the late Donna Torricellas who passed away on 2007.
Born in Delaware County, he was the son of the late Arthur and Helen Gillespie Torricellas.
Robert was a veteran of the US Air Force serving during the Korean War.
He was a member of the IBEW Electrical Workers Local 357.
Robert enjoyed country music, playing the steel guitar, dancing and gardening. He was a kind and loving man whom enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife; one son, Greg Torricellas (Annamarie McConaghy) of Havertown, PA; one step-son, Russell Weiss (Kelly) of Middletown, DE; six grandchildren, Lydia Torricellas, Shantel Torricellas, Gia Weiss, Isabella Weiss, Colby Weiss and Brooks Weiss; and one sister, Andrea Glidden of Milton, DE.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, May 15, at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 35 Sylmar Rd., Rising Sun, MD 21911, where friends and family may visit from 10-11 am.
Interment with full military honors will be in the adjoining church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2117.
Arrangements by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA. www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.