Joseph Paul Troncalli, age 102, of the Callier Springs Road, Rome, passed away on Friday night, August 19th, 2011 at Fifth Avenue HealthCare of Rome.
A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Mr. Troncalli was born on September 5th, 1908 the son of the late Samuel and Josephine Troncalli. He had been a resident of Rome since 1981 moving here from Atlanta and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Rome. Mr. Troncalli was a life time member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #714 of Atlanta where he was initiated on March 26th, 1935 and was a member of the Elks Club of Atlanta. Prior to his retirement Mr. Troncalli and his late wife, Eleanor Grace Troncalli was well known in the grocery business in Atlanta for many years and enjoyed dancing. He was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 4 sisters. Mr. Troncalli was married to the former Eleanor Grace Barrett who preceded him in death on July 4th, 2002.
Survivors include 4 daughters, Rosalie Tindle of Charlotte, N.C., Bea Adams of Rome, Barbara Collins and her husband, Don of Rome and JoAnn Carver and her husband, John of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; a son, Paul Troncalli of Augusta, GA.; 18 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren also survive as do several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass for Joseph Paul Troncalli will be held on Tuesday morning, August 23rd, 2011, at 10 o'clock at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rome with Father Patrick Kingery and Deacon Stuart Neslin officiating. Graveside and interment will follow on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the family lot of West View Cemetery in Atlanta with Rev. David Nance officiating at the graveside.
The following will serve as active pallbearers, Ross Collins, Steven and Travis Carver, Keith Tindle, David Adams and Jimmy Parillo.
Mr. Troncalli will remain at Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel where the family will receive friends this (Monday) evening from 6 until 8 o'clock.
In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Troncalli to the Eagles Club Auxiliary of Atlanta, AERIE #714, #3118 Chestnut Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30340.
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Fred Talley and the staff of Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family of Joseph Paul Troncalli.