James Zanaglio 79, of Washington died Sunday, August 13, 2017 at his home after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was born January 3, 1938 in Chartiers Twp., Houston the son of the late Faustino & Gustine Zamboni Zanaglio. He was a graduate of Chartiers High School. He worked at McGraw Edison & Cooper Industries as a Mechanical Assembler until his retirement. Mr. Zanaglio was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus, worked at the fish fry for 15 years, and was a member of the dartball team. He was also a member of the George Washington Numastic Association. Mr. Zanaglio enjoyed spending time with his family & friends, traveling and collecting memorabilia. He served in the United States Army in 1955 and retired from the Pennsylvania National Guard in 1998 after 22 years of service as 1st. Sgt. He also received the Good Conduct Medal.
On November 29, 1991 he married Alice Fiscus Zanaglio who survives. Also surviving are two daughters; Leslie (Terri) Zanaglio of Morrisville, North Carolina, & Tracy Barringer of Canonsburg, a son; Jimmy (Susie) Zanaglio of North Strabane, 2 brothers; Bertram Zanaglio of Washington & Faustino (Gwen) Zanaglio of Muse, a sister; Mary (Mike) Pozonsky of Canonsburg, 5 grandchildren; Cody Zanaglio, Tyler Zanaglio, Brooke Zanaglio, Tyler Beck Zanaglio & Dylan Beck Zanaglio, several nieces & nephews also survive.
He also leaves behind his faithful companion “Chauncey” his beloved dog.
Mr. Zanaglio was preceded in death by 3 brothers; Angelo Zanaglio, Andy Zanaglio & Bobby Zanaglio.
Friends will be received on Wednesday – August 16, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc. Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. A prayer service will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday – August 17, 2017 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church with Rev. Fr. William Feeney as celebrant. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Full Military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post # 175 and the United States Army.
In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Charity of your Choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.warcofalvofuneralhome.com