Born December 8, 1929, in Phillipsburg, he was the son of the late Nano Bigelli and Elvira Durrazzi Bigelli. He was also predeceased by his wife, the late Mary A. Arruzzo Bigelli, who passed on June 4, 2014.
Mr. Bigelli served in the United States Army for 3 years during the Korean and Cold Wars. He was employed at HP Kinsey in Easton, Pa, for 30 years as a salesman. A longtime member of St. Philip & James Catholic Church, he was also an enthusiastic Phillipsburg High School sport fan.
He is survived by his son, Frank Bigelli and wife Marjorie, of Phillipsburg, as well as grandchildren; Ryanne Bigelli, Matthew Bigelli and wife Melissa, and Mark Bigelli and fiancé Kelsey Dieck. Great grandchildren are Molly and Madeline. In addition to his wife and parents, Frank was predeceased by a brother, Daniel Bigelli and sisters Mary Jarrell and Genevieve Copenhaver.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from 6-8pm at the Finegan Funeral Home at 302 Heckman Street in Phillipsburg, N.J. A Memorial Mass will then be held on Monday, June 10, 2019, at 10:00am at St. Philip & St. James Catholic Church on South Main Street in Phillipsburg. The entombment of ashes will follow immediately at the Holy Apostles Mausoleum in Greenwich Township, N.J. Visit www.fineganfh.com.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Philip & St. James School, 137 Roseberry Street, Phillipsburg, N.J. 08865