- April 7, 1954 - December 22, 2012
- Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
of Joseph's Passing
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“MY DEAR COUSIN, CAROL., I HOPE THIS NOTE FINDS YOU WELL. LIFE ITSELF AND i WOULD BE TRULY AMISS UNLESS I GOT HOLD OF YOU AND JUST MENTIONED MY...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Joseph A. Calderazzo, M.D., Ph.D. - IN
“Hi, Carol. I am so sorry to hear about Joe. I will always remember him as Joey. I have fond memories of all of us playing together as kids on Lowell...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Vicki Calderazzo - Morrisville, PA
I am so sad to hear about Joe. I had not heard about his death and am shocked.
I would see him come into the YMCA in New Kensington and...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Becky Long - Vandergrift, PA
JUST HEARD FROM MY BROTHER DON. AM SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT JOE. INFACT TODAY IS 9 YRS THAT MY MOM DIED . FAMILY IS SCATTERED ALL OVER...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: DEBBIE DELVECCHIO FLETCHER - PGH, PA
I am so sorry to hear about Joey. He was always such a nice guy. I have nice memories growing up of Joey and your whole family.
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5 of 9 | Posted by: Don DelVecchio - Plum, PA
“All of us here at Pittsburgh Corning, where Joe worked as a guard for many years, are deeply saddened by the news. He was part of the family. My...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Ed Wieszczynski - Plum, PA
“My deepest condolances. He truly was such a pleasant fellow. I may not have seen him very often, but when we ran into each other, he made me feel as...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Janet(Dunskis)Hufford - Export, PA
“Carol, so sorry for your loss. I last saw Joey at the Italian Festival in Aug. He would always stop and talk. This brings back alot of childhood...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Summerville Gordish
“I was very saddened to hear of Joe's passing today. Although we did not have much contact for several years now I find myself thinking of the times...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Dick. Summerville - North Apollo, PA
Joseph Maffeo, 58, of Vandergrift, passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at home.
Born April 7, 1954 in Tarentum, he was the son of the late Joseph & Edith L. (DelVecchio) Maffeo.
Joseph lived in Vandergrift all of his life, and was a 1972 graduate of Kiski Area High School, and 1976 graduate of Edinboro University.
He worked for Cauley Security as a guard, and was a member of St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church, the VFW Post #214, and the YMCA, all in Vandergrift.
Joseph enjoyed watching sports, and supporting the Pittsburgh teams. He liked swimming, and spending time with his family, especially his nephew and niece. Joseph always had a smile and a kind word for everyone he met.
In addition to his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by a sister: Jackie Maffeo in 1966.
He is survived by his sister: Carol A. (Richard) Freedline of Pittsburgh, nephew Neil (Natalie) Freedline of Pittsburgh, and a niece, Megan Freedline, of Pittsburgh.
At Joseph's request, there will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial takes place Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church, 303 Franklin Ave., Vandergrift. Father James Loew, O.S.B., celebrant. Interment in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Vandergrift.