Alberta S. "Al" Angelisanti, 88, Exeter Township, died in the evening of Aug. 28, 2008, in Reading Hospital while surrounded by her loving family.She was the widow of Anthony Angelisanti, who died June 21, 2003.

Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Trostle and Edna (Boone) Kline.

Mrs. Angelisanti worked her final 12 years as a packer for R.M. Palmer Co., Reading, before retiring in 1982.

She is survived by three sons: John A. Angelisanti, and wife, Patricia A., Robesonia; Richard Angelisanti, and wife, Carol K., Bernville; and Michael A. Angelisanti, and wife, Kathy L., Birdsboro; and two daughters, Linda E., widow of Ronald C. Trainer, Exeter Township; and Carol L., wife of Donald L. Sheetz, Kutztown.

Other survivors include three sisters: Darlene Shirk, Mohnton; Miriam Straub, Temple; and Phyllis Stanley, Ronks; and a half brother, James Trostle, West Lawn.

There are 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gerald Trostle and Melvin Trostle; and a sister, Fern Hassler.

In addition to spending time with her family and cat, "Little One," she enjoyed baking and crocheting. She was also an avid Phillies fan.

Services were held Sept. 3 at Lutz Funeral Home Inc., Mount Penn. Burial is in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, P.O. Box 91840, Santa Barbara, CA 93190-1840. For online condolences, please visit

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