In Loving Memory of Joseph Azzarelli
Joseph AzzarelliPeckville, PA January 11, 1961 ~ April 8, 2018 Date of Service: April 13, 2018
Joseph Azzarelli, 57, Dunmore, died unexpectedly Sunday in Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of the Geraldine Levesque Azzarelli of Dunmore and the late Liberto J. “Birdie” Azzarelli. Joe was a graduate of Dunmore High School Class of 1979 and was employed with Allied Medical Services in Scranton. He was a proud member of the Dunmore-Rome Club, the San Cataldo Club in Dunmore, and a social member at the American Legion in Archbald. Plain and simple, Joe was a good guy that enjoyed making people laugh. He had many fans who followed him every Friday night on Facebook as he performed Live from the Kitchen with Joe. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and close group of friends.
Through Joe’s generosity with Gift of Life his donation will benefit others in need.
Also surviving are a daughter, Kristen of Philadelphia, a son Joseph of Roaring Brook, a sister, Julienne Rushin and her husband George, Dunmore, two brothers, James and his wife Carolyn, Dunmore and Dominick and his wife Margo, Scranton, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Friday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30AM in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street in Dunmore. Interment will take place in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Dunmore at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call Thursday from 4PM-7PM.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Griffin Pond Animal Shelter 967 Griffin Pond Rd. South Abington Township 18411; or to the Gift of Life Donor Program, 401 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123.