Reynold “Rey” G. Puricelli

cremation services in Richland, PA
cremation services in Richland, PA

Reynold “Rey” G. Puricelli

January 14, 1937 - November 15, 2019

Puricelli, Reynold “Rey” G. “Pro”, 82, Windber, passed away November 15, 2019, at Windber Hospital. Born in Windber on January 14, 1937, son of the late Reynold “Nardie” and Stella (Zwolenik) Puricelli. Preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, John E. Puricelli. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Carolyn R. (Bafail) Puricelli, his daughter, Erin Renee Puricelli, married to Jeff Phillips, Woodstock, GA; his sister, Janice Puricelli, Windber; as well as other members of extended family, and friends. Reynold was a graduate of Windber High School Class of 1954, he served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany during the Berlin Wall crisis. Reynold was a retired Vice President of Cenwest Bank, and had been branch manager of several branches, including Richland, Windber, and Central City. He also served as treasurer for many local organizations. Reynold enjoyed fly fishing for panfish, tying his own flies, shooting pool in his younger years, and earning the nickname “Pro”. He also enjoyed bowling, and was an avid Steeler fan, he watched every game on TV. Reynold was strong in his religious faith, and had read the Bible 39 times. At his request, there will be no viewing or service. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements in care of Simple Alternatives, Inc., Affordable Cremation & Sensible Funeral Care. Condolences may be made at

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