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Fortunato Camporeale, Sr.

April 12, 1936 — December 31, 2022

West Reading, PA

Fortunato “Lucky” Camporeale, Sr., 86, of West Reading, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2022 at 9:33 pm at Reading Hospital.  He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rita J. (Kroznuski) Camporeale.  Born in Monte Di Procida, Naples, Italy, Mr. Camporeale was the son of the late Vincenzo and Camilla (Palma) Camporeale.  He was of the Catholic Faith and was a Barber in the Reading area for over 70 years until his retirement in 2016, last working at Anthony’s 5 Barbers in Wyomissing.  Mr. Camporeale was a landscape painter, musician and guitarist playing with the Highlights and Royal Barrons in the Reading area.  In addition to his wife he is survived by his daughter Camilla A. Lassiter, wife of Darrell M. Lassiter of Moyock, North Carolina and his granddaughter Kaytlin A. Becker, fiancé of Joshua A. Kiebach.  Mr. Camporeale was preceded in death by his son Fortunato E. “Lucky” Camporeale, Jr., February 28, 2016 and by his siblings Louis, Tony, Angelo, Mary and Rose.  Also surviving are his two cats Mya and Amonte.

Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508 in memory of Mr. Fortunato Camporeale, Sr.  Bean Funeral Home, 3825 Penn Ave. Sinking Spring is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at

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