Angelo Michael Vanchure Jr.

March 30, 1939February 8, 2021

Angelo Michael Vanchure Jr., 81 of Whiting past away in the early morning on February 8, 2021 after he lost his battle with COVID-19 at Community Medical Center, Toms River, New Jersey. He was born on March 31, 1939 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania where he grew up one of ten children to Angelo & Harriet Vanchure.

He graduated from Wilkes-Barre High School in 1957 and shortly after served honorably on active duty in the United States Army as a specialist at Fort Hood, Texas. His skillset as an apprentice in printing served him well as he went on to become a journeyman in that vocation for the army. After his time serving, Angelo went on to own his own business as a skilled professional in the field.

While growing up and throughout his life, Angelo enjoyed such hobbies as skeet shooting, music, fishing, and a love for horses. He competed often while serving in the army and eventually became a top skeet shooter on the army national team. Later on, he would pass his love of horses onto his only son, Andrew. Angelo was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle who was quick with a joke and had an unmatched talent to make those around him laugh.

Angelo is preceded by his son Andrew and second wife Micalina. He is survived by his daughter Michelle and husband Edward Unger; two grandchildren Major Christopher and Rianna Vanchure and his many siblings, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Angelo will be laid to rest in Patterson, NJ with his wife and son. A celebration of Angelo’s life will be held at a later date due to the ongoing risk to his family and friends.


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Angelo Michael Vanchure Jr.

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Philip Sapio

February 15, 2021

I was blessed to spend time working at Mr. Vanchure's home. He was so kind and funny and loved his grand daughter Rianna so much. He kept me laughing and I will never forget the moments I shared with him. May he rest in peace in heaven with his son and watch over us all.



Maureen Van Auken

February 13, 2021

R IP Unc. There are so many memories I have with you. We laughed plenty of times but sometimes cried to you were so soft hearted .very sensitive πŸ˜ͺ when we would talk of family memories .we often took rides when I would visit .and they were the best .we.d blast the radio and just drive .laugh and just remember the good old days .when you.would come visit us at Christmas. I m writing this but I'm laughing about the time you were cooking a roast when I came for a visit and sitting watching T asked if I smelled the roast cooking laughed so hard because we were watching the movie almost 2 hours and you realized ya forgot to turn oven on .omg we laughed so hard .decided at that point to just go for a burger .you drove me crazy with your papers computer and where you layed anything down. And those glasses were always lost .and they would be under papers as usual .you really were comical. Ya sure were funny and you were always 1 step ahead of all .you ,d pretend ya wern.t listening but you sure be missed and i.ll sure miss coming out to Jersey for a visit .and I'm sure going to miss your best meals cooked .espically breakfasts and your sausage and mushroom πŸ„ stuffing at Thanksgiving .you reminded me so much of my Dad I guess thats why We became close in 2009 and remained friends .I know your happy now and content cause all you spoke about was Andy and your Mom you missed them so much .so fly high smile down on all of us and remember the laughs we had .good times and bad .Love you going to miss ya .and keep an eye on the family down here.give Dad and Mom a hug for me and let everyone know they are really missed .Go fishing now .make sure you tell Andy we sure miss him to .Love Forever until we all meet again Moe.xoxo sleep well Unc.tell God To watch over all of us down here ok .R I P πŸ˜‰πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜˜πŸ’πŸ’–πŸ™ I'm so happy for you you have been waiting along time to be with your son and your Mom .Our Nana.😊😘... Maureen.