Date of Death
August 24, 2014
Place of Death
The family will receive friends from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Hohner Funeral Home with Rosary Services beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Memorial will be held at 1:00 p.m.on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr. Mathew Manalel and Fr. Donald Potts as celebrants.
Jerry Eugene Sangalli, age 81, of Three Rivers, MI., passed away on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the Bronson Methodist Hospital surrounded by his loving family following a brief illness. Jerry was born on January 12, 1933 in Three Rivers, MI., the son of the late Battista and Erminia (Catto) Sangalli.
Jerry graduated from Three Rivers High School and later received his Bachelor’s Degree from Western Michigan University. On November 28, 1953 Jerry was united in marriage to Dorothy Hice. Together they owned and operated Wolverine Motor Supply for many years. Jerry also taught and was Principal of the Immaculate Conception Catholic School for several years. He was an active and faithful member of I.C. Church. Jerry cherished spending time with his family, especially attending his grandchildren’s sporting, school events, and horse shows. He was a Past Member of the Three Rivers Elks B.P.O.E. #1248 where he served as an officer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Louise Clipfell, Virginia Pitts, Mary DalPonte; brother, William Sangalli, and sister-in-law, Cecil Dilley.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory, wife of sixty-years, Dorothy (Hice) Sangalli, children, Joe (Dave Hulst) Sangalli, Jerome (J.W. Salveson) Sangalli, Jackie (Jimmy) Drake, Jill (Neil) Sangalli -Bissett, John (Jon Leestman) Sangalli; grandchildren, Samantha (Brad Evans) Drake, Elizabeth and Brady Bissett. Many nieces and nephews.
Memorials in memory of Jerry may be directed to the Three Rivers Sports Complex care of Three Rivers Foundation. Envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of arrangements.