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Joseph P. Spagnoli, Sr.

Obituary for Joseph P. Spagnoli, Sr.

April 7, 2019


Joseph P. Spagnoli, Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 7, 2019. Born in Philadelphia on October 14, 1934, Joe was the son of Andrea and Julia Spagnoli (nee Suffern).

At a young age Joe became an orphan and went on to North Catholic High School. Upon graduating, Joe served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He later met the love of his life and best friend, the late Dolores (nee Zinn). They married and their family blossomed. Joe was the loving father of Donna Hniedziejko (Larry) and Joseph Spagnoli, Jr.

Joe dedicated several years working as a maintenance mechanic for the City of Philadelphia. He enjoyed playing and watching sports, creating artwork, but most of all his greatest joy was his family. He will be deeply missed by all.

Relatives and friends are invited to Joe's Funeral Mass on Friday April 12, 2019 at 10am at St. Albert the Great 212 Welsh Rd., Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006. Interment will be private.

Donations in Joe's memory can be made to Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society at

To share your fondest memories of Joe, please visit, 215-745-1006.

Services to the family are entrusted to Dean-Geitner-Givnish Life Celebration Home of Philadelphia.

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7900 Oxford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
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