A. Albert "Al" Pantalone

A. Albert "Al" Pantalone, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Akron City Hospital. A lifelong resident of Ravenna, Al was born February 27, 1945, to Ida M. and Oreste L. Pantalone. A 1963 graduate of Ravenna High School, Al attended Kent State University and was a graduate of Bohecker's Business College. His life was characterized by his love for 50's and 60's rock and roll, country music, trains, American history, and travel to places that involved his interests. Al enlisted in the U.S. Army in April, 1965, served in Vietnam, and was honorably discharged in April, 1968. Retired, Al had over the years been employed at the Record Courier, the Ravenna Arsenal, and Samuel Moore/Furon, Inc. Preceded in death by his parents, Al is survived by his wife of 37 years, Eileen (Pustay) Pantalone; his daughter, Lori (Luigi) Goodwin; his son, Dr. Kevin (Tanya) Pantalone; his grandchildren, Carmine and Carly Pantalone; his sister, Eugenia Pantalone; his mother-in-law, Mary Pustay; and many cousins. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. A lifelong member of Immaculate Conception Church, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend John Madden at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Church, 409 W. Main St., Ravenna. Interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery with military honors provided by VFW Post 1055 and the U.S. Army Honor Guard. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and the entire staff of Akron City Hospital for their tender care of Al while he was a patient in the emergency room, intensive care unit, and the palliative care unit of Summa Health System. We are grateful, too, for the spiritual comfort provided by Fathers Dismas Byarugaba, Thomas Acker, and John Madden. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com. If desired, memorial donations may be sent in Al's name to the Portage County Animal Protective League, P.O. Box 927, 8122 Infirmary Rd., Ravenna, OH 44266. (Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436 R-C 11-12-12 & 11-13-12)

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