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1934 Joseph 2020

Joseph E. Digirolamo

July 20, 1934 — October 20, 2020

Joseph E. "Joey D" DiGirolamo, 86, of Brackenridge, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 in Quality Life Services, Sarver. He was born July 20, 1934, in Brackenridge a son of the late Emedio and Catherine (Mattioli) DiGirolamo. Joe was a 1953 graduate of Har-Brack High School. He was a Korean War veteran, serving in the United States Air Force. Joe retired from the maintenance department of P.P.G. Industries, Springdale and was also a part time Police Officer with the Brackenridge Police Department. He was a member of Guardian Angels Parish, St. Joseph Church in Natrona and was also a member of Pioneer Hose Company and the Oregon Club, both in Brackenridge. Joe enjoyed golfing, yard work, painting and was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan. He is survived by his two daughters, Denise (Paul) Tocco, of Natrona Heights and Cynthia (Dave) Jones, of Natrona Heights; sister, Florence Bartkowski, of Natrona Heights, and by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by his brothers, Raymond, Mario and Frank DiGirolamo and by his sisters, Anita Stellitano, Yolanda Drury, Jane Scovern and Ida DiGirolamo.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4, 6-8 p.m. in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle Street, Natrona Heights 724-224-8688, where a blessing service will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Aaron J. Kriss. Burial will follow in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. Please be prepared to adhere to all current health guidelines including face coverings and social distancing. To send an online condolence please visit

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Friday, October 23, 2020

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