Samuel F. Boccella, age 68, died Friday November 29, 2013 at Abington Health Lansdale Hospital. Mr. Boccella was a resident of St. Mary Manor. He was formerly of Norristown.
Born in Naples, Italy he was the son of Evangelista and the late Luigi Boccella. He was the beloved wife of 46 years of Mary L. Boccella. Mr. Boccella worked as a Diesel Mechanic for Ragusa Hauling. He was a member Holy Savior Catholic Church in Norristown and was a graduate of Norristown High School.
Mr. Boccella was a very hard worker throughout his life. In his spare time he enjoyed WWF wrestling and working on cars.
In addition to his wife and mother he is survived by his 2 sons; Samuel Boccella and his wife Maureen of South Carolina and Thomas Boccella and his wife Jennifer of Collegeville, 1 daughter Charlene Rubendall and her husband Dennis of E. Norriton, 2 brothers; Philip and Carmen Boccella, both of Norristown and a sister Maria Manzo of Bridgeport, as well as 8 grandchildren; Samantha, Michael, Madison, Caitlyn, Nickolas, Dylan, Alden and T.J.
Relatives and friend are invited to his Funeral Mass on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11 AM at St. Mary Manor, 701 Lansdale Ave, Lansdale, where the family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11 AM, before Mass. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Norristown. For those desiring in lieu of flowers, Mass Cards would be preferred. Arrangements are by Simcox-McIlvaine Funeral Home in Lansdale.
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