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ALBANESE, Rev. Larry

ALBANESE, Rev. Larry

ALBANESE - Rev. Larry Age 78, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 24, 2016. He was born in Aliquippa, PA on April 5, 1938, son of the late Frank and Maria (Fanto) Albanese.
Reverend Albanese was an
Assemblies of God pastor for over 50 years. He pastored Roxborough Tabernacle Assembly of God in Roxborough, PA, First Assembly of God in Erie, PA, First Assembly of God in Santa Barbara, CA, and First Assembly of God in Warren, OH. He was also one of the Presbyter's for the Eastern District of the Assemblies of God. He traveled internationally teaching and speaking. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Elizabeth Albanese; brothers, Joseph and James Albanese and sister, Carmella Deep. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl L. (McJunkin) Albanese; daughters, Linda McCreight (James) of Bettendorf, Iowa and Joyce Pontrello (Joseph) of Williamsville, NY; grandchildren, Audrey Colton (Chris), Jason Teuber (Bonnie), Holly Hilkey (Jordan), Elizabeth McCreight and Lauren McCreight; several great-grandchildren; mother-in-law, Evelyn McJunkin of Erie; brother, William Albanese (Margaret) of Pittsburgh, PA; many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Brugger Funeral Home & Crematory, 1595 West 38th St., at Greengarden Boulevard on Thursday from 3-5 PM and 7-9 PM and on Friday morning at Erie First Assembly of God, 8150 Oliver Road from 10 AM
until the time of the Funeral Service there at 11 AM with Rev. Jack Risner officiating. The family will be present to receive friends, Saturday 9:30-11 AM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 5200 Sheridan Dr. (corner Hopkins) where Funeral Services will follow at 11 AM. with Rev. Dan Zgrablich officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY. Memorials may be made to the Erie First Assembly of God, 8150 Oliver Rd, Erie, PA 16509. Share your condolences at

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