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John Anthony Romanelli

December 29, 1923 — February 12, 2023

Douglasville

John Anthony Romanelli, 99, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2023. He was born on December 29, 1923. He is the son of the late James Romanelli and the late Frances Pullo Romanelli.

Mr. Romanelli attended Boys High in Brooklyn, New York. He earned an Associate’s Degree from Packard College, located in Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Romanelli was a flight engineer in the Army Air-Corp. He was a handyman, and he was always working on something. Mr. Romanelli was an avid woodworker. When he and his wife, Johanna, moved to Georgia, they reinvented themselves. Mr. Romanelli was always looking for a way to help out and give to others. He was fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus for nearly 30 years.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Romanelli is preceded in death by his loving wife, Johanna Parrillo Romanelli; and son, John Romanelli, III; brother, Joseph; and sister, Jenny.

He is survived by his sons, James (Susan) Romanelli of East Setauket, New York, Michael Romanelli of Temple, Georgia; daughter in law, Veronica of Hicksville, New York; sister, Carmela Villani of Mineola, New York; grandchildren, Paul, Christopher, John, Nicole, Jimmy, Michael, and Matthew; seven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home Douglasville Chapel. The funeral mass will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 1:00 PM at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church. Father Joe Shaute will be officiating. Interment will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311
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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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2189 Midway Road, Douglasville, GA 30135

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Thursday, February 16, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Interment

Thursday, February 16, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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