Regis J. ‘Rege’ ‘RJ’ Michelangelo Jr.

Dec. 18, 1959 – Feb. 21, 2017

Regis J. “Rege” “RJ” Michelangelo Jr., 57, Annapolis, Md., formerly of Gallitzin, died Feb. 21, 2017, in Florida.

He was born in Altoona, son of Regis Sr. and Elizabeth (Stevens) Michelangelo.

Surviving are his mother, Elizabeth “Betty” of Gallitzin; two sisters: Denise (Dennis) Carpinello of Hastings and Susan (Frank) Ruggiero of Coconut Creek, Fla.; three nieces and nephews: Marissa Ruggiero, Jesse Carpinello, Adam (Lindsay) Carpinello and their children, Ella and Charlotte; several aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and his dog, Zeke.

He was preceded in death by his father on April 17, 2000.

Regis was a 1978 graduate of Penn Cambria High School, Cresson. He received a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting from Penn State University and a master’s degree in business administration and management from the University of Maryland. He was formerly a member of St. Demetrius Parish, Gallitzin.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Committal will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Cresson.

Donations may be given to the St. Demetrius Memorial Fund, 811 Church St., Gallitzin, PA 16641 or Hospice Suncoast Foundation, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33760.

Arrangements are by Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin.