William L. Tenaglia, 82, cleaner, Joy North Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses member

By on June 3, 2015

William L. Tenaglia, 82, of Lititz, and formerly of West Chester, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Born in Girardville, he was the son of the late Luco and Concetta Mancini Tenaglia. Bill was the loving husband of Aida C. Nanni Tenaglia, and they observed their 61st wedding anniversary this month.

For 25 years, he was the owner and operator of William L. Tenaglia Cleaning Service in West Chester; previously, he served as vice president of the former Pilgrim Life Insurance Co., Folcroft. Bill was a member of Mount Joy North Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Bill’s entire life was devoted to his family and his ministry.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Aida, are three daughters: Desiree, wife of Brian Sunday, of Lititz; Lisa, wife of Thomas Michiels of Sarasota, Fla.; Aida, wife of Antonio Giorgio, of Lititz; 10 grandchildren: Christopher; Anita; Christina; Jackelyn, wife of Teague; Kaitlyn; Michael; Isabella; Antonio Jr.; Tara; Dante; and a brother: Anthony, husband of Ann Tenaglia, of Broomall.

Preceding him in death are two brothers: James and Johnny Tenaglia; and a sister: Edith Tenaglia.

Services were held June 1 at Brick Gables, Lititz.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Bill’s memory to: Jehovah’s Witnesses, c/o Mount Joy North Congregation, 861 Milton Grove Road, Mount Joy, PA 17552, or Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

To send the family a message of condolence, visit buchfuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, handled the arrangements.

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