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Achille M. "Archie" Mongelli, Jr.

June 2, 1926 — September 13, 2022

Havertown, PA

Achille M. "Archie" Mongelli, Jr.

Achille “Archie” M. Mongelli Jr., 96, of Havertown, PA passed away on September 13, 2022

Born in 1926, he was the son of the late Achille M. and Anna (née Ayella) Mongelli.

Archie was the beloved husband for 65 years of the late Anne (née Polselli) Mongelli; loving father of Michael (Linda), Catherine Scholl (Richard) and Stephen (Annabel); proud grandfather of Michelle McQuade (Ryan), Michael Mongelli Jr, Melissa Mongelli, Geoffrey Scholl (Calliste) and Jennifer Scholl; great-grandfather of AJ, Jake and Ryan McQuade; dear cousin of Barbara Maglione and Lydia Matteo. He was predeceased by siblings Justine Veneri and Gerald Mongelli.

Archie attended St. Thomas Aquinas, West Catholic High School and Upper Darby High School, where he was an infielder on the school baseball team. In 1944, he joined the US Coast Guard. After serving, he attended the Mongelli School of Design and worked for H. Freeman and Sons Clothing for 33 years. Upon his retirement, he purchased Wooden Indian Tobacco Shop in Manoa, which he owned and operated for over 10 years, with his wife, Anne.

Archie loved to travel, especially cruises with his wife. He enjoyed watching movies, was an avid Phillies and Eagles fan and was a funny, very well-liked people person. He will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing 9:30-10:30 AM Saturday, September 17, 2022 at St. John Neumann Church, 380 Highland Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA followed by his Funeral Mass 10:30 AM. The Funeral Mass will be livestreamed here: https://sjnparish.org/celebrate/livestream/. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA.

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

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Interment

Saturday, September 17, 2022

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