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“To Angela and Family, We send our deepest sympathy and prayers. Sincerely, The Pikunas Family ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Sharon Pikunas - Turnersville, NJ

“We will miss you, Dad. You were our greatest hero, not only for your service to your country, but as the greatest dad and grandpop ever. We love...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: David and Betty DiFranceisco - PA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Words cannot express the loss you feel in your broken heart. Time will mend your heart but you will never forget what...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: DIANE DIPIERO - Philadelphia, PA


DiFranceisco, Joseph A. of Turnersville, suddenly passed away on February 5, 2010. He was 88 years of age.

Legacy

Joe was always willing to help with any project for family, friends or neighbors. He enjoyed the summer and enjoyed basking outside in the heat. Joe's first love was his wife of 66 years, Jean. His second love as woodwrking in his workshop. Joe had hands of gold. Joe proudly served his country during World War II in the Army. During his service he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 2 Bronze Stars and the World War II Victory Medal. He will be fondly remembered for his soft spoken, helpful personality that will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.

Family

Joe is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Jean ( nee Juliani) ; loving father of Jesse, Wayne, Joseph, John & David and his daughters in law; Patricia, Terri, Mary & Betty; dear grandfather of 11 and great grandfather of 6 and one anticipated great grandchild; Cherished brother of Marie Diadad.

Farewell Service

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Joe's viewing Saturday, 8:30 to 10:30 AM in the McGUINNESS FUNERAL HOME, 573 Egg Harbor Road, (Sewell) Washington Twp., NJ 08080. Funeral Service will follow in the Funeral Home at 10:30 AM. Interment Gloucester County Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Williamstown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joe's memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691. Tributes and memories may be shared by clicking on the "share a memory" link.

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