In loving memory of

Charles S. Gambino
February 27, 1926 - December 29, 2018

Charles S. Gambino, Age 92 former longtime resident of Ambler died Saturday, December 29, 2018 at his home in Harleysville.

Born in Dresher, PA, he was the son of the late Frank and Josephine (nee De Marco) Gambino. Mr. Gambino attended Ambler High School Class of 1944 and served in the US Army during WWII.

He was a Master Plumber and a 50 year member of Plumbers Local 690, Philadelphia retiring in 1988 and a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Ambler.

Charles is the beloved husband of Rena "Irene" (nee Zaffarano) Gambino being married for 72 years. He is the devoted father of Stephanie D. Rondinelli and her husband David of Abington, Rita E. Woodward and her husband Larry of Hilltown, and Charles S. Gambino and his wife Mary of North Rose, NY. He is the loving Grandfather of 6, Great Grandfather of 7 and Great Great Grandfather of 3.

Relatives and friends may call Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Chapel of St. Anthony of Padua Church 259 Forest Ave. Ambler, PA and to his Funeral Mass at 11:00 am with the Rev. Stephen Paolino as Celebrant. Interment will be in St. Anthony Church Cemetery.

Remembrances in his name to St. Anthony's Memorial Fund, 259 Forest Ave., Ambler, PA 19002 would be appreciated by the family.

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Pat Crane wrote on Jan 2, 2019:

"I WAS saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Gambino, whom I met for the first time last year. He was a true gentleman in every sense of the word. My sincere condolences to his family and friends."

Nickie Finore Miller wrote on Jan 1, 2019:

"Charles, Stephanie and Rita I have such fond memories of your dad. May he Rest In Peace. Nickie Finore Miller. "