Ronald C. Lattanzio

October 27, 1942 - August 6, 2019
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Ronald C. Lattanzio, 76, of Maidencreek Twp., passed away August 6, 2019 at 12:56 AM in his residence. He was the husband of Christine (Spanier) Lattanzio. They would have celebrated 43 years of marriage in  October. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Anthony “Shoey” & Amelia (Foscone) Lattanzio. A 1961 graduate of Reading High School, he was a member of Sacred Heart R. C. Church, West Reading and HGA Seniors Club. Ron was a member of the Odd Fellows and he currently holds the position of Vice Grand of Shillington Lodge # 1175. He enjoyed watching all sports. As a kidney recipient, Ron was an Ambassador for the “Gift of Life” organization. Up until recently, Ron & Chris represented the organization at local events and spoke to different groups and students about the importance of organ donation. He worked as a hairdresser with his Uncle Sam, ran the warehouse at the former Arnolds Bookbindery and for the last 20 years worked for the Washington Post in production, with the last 6 years in Customer service. He was in the U.S. Navy Reserves. Surviving in addition to his loving wife is his son – Ronald Charles Lattanzio, Jr. husband of Angela, Wyomissing, his brother – Larry husband of Dorothy Lattanzio, Muhlenberg Twp., his grandson – Kevin Michael Lattanzio and his step granddaughters – Kristi and Kelli. There are also numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and in-laws. A special thank you to Bob Zelano and Angela Carmello for all their help and comfort given to Ron and Chris. He was predeceased by a brother – Michael Lattanzio. Relatives and friends may call on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave. Shillington. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Chapel of Resurrection at Gethsemane Cemetery, 3139 Kutztown Road, Laureldale. Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. DeSantis celebrant. Interment to follow in Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale. The family requests, In lieu of flowers, contributions to Gift of Life Family House, 401 Callowhill St., Phila, PA 19123 or The Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, 14500 Bustleton Ave., Phila, PA 19116.

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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, August 11, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.


One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Service Information

Date: Monday, August 12, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Chapel of Resurrection @ Gethsemane Cemetery


3139 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

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Mass of Christian Burial – Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. DeSantis, Celebrant


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, August 12, 2019

Gethsemane Cemetery


3139 Kutztown Road
Reading, PA 19605

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Donation Information

Gift of Life Family House

In lieu of flowers….

401 Callowhill Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

The Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart

In lieu of flowers….

14500 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116


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Born: October 27, 1942
Died: August 6, 2019

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