Anthony L. Renna, known by his family and friends as “Chuck the Welder”, 81, of Bechtelsville, husband of Yvonne E. (Overcash) Renna, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital after a short illness.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Ronald and Mary (Silvestri) Renna.

Anthony was a US Army Reserve Veteran. He started and owned A. Renna Contracting for over 50 years. He enjoyed woodworking and loved fishing.

Surviving with his wife of 31 years are his children Anthony “Chuckie” Renna, Frank Renna, husband of Lisa, Jimmy Renna, Susan Schaffer, wife of Gary, Elizabeth “Betsy” Renna, companion of Mark Korn, Patty Renna, Debbie Mercado, wife of Robert, Nancy Renna-Jay, wife of Kenneth, Jason Shearer, husband of Mary Beth, Leigh-Anne Harmon, fiancé of Joseph Colonna, Anthony V. “Tony” Renna, fiancé of Jenna Sargeant, and Matthew S. Renna. Also survived by his brother Ronald Renna; numerous loving grandchildren and great grandchildren; and his best and closest friend Al Morrone. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his sister Josephine Salvatore and sister in law Shirley Renna.

Services and interment are private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Anthony’s name to: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation, P.O. Box 781352, Philadelphia, PA 19178-1352 or online at!/donation/checkout to help fight pediatric cancer.

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