Joseph Sanfillipo, Jr.

                    April 15, 2009

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Joseph Sanfillipo, Jr., age 84, Wednesday April 15, 2009 at Doctors West Hospital. Born in Columbus, Ohio on May 3, 1924. Joe worked in the produce business nearly all of his life and was the owner of Sanfillipo Bros. Produce and was currently working with nephews Jimmy & Jamie Sanfillipo at J & R Sanfillipo Produce. Joe proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Amvets, VFW, Shriners/Masons/N.A.U.S., and Elks Club BPOE #37. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Huldah Sanfillipo and granddaughter Tamara Tigyer. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Betty Jean (Blatt); daughter, Suzan (John) Orban; son, Danny (Bonnie) Sanfillipo; son, Tom (Teresa) Sanfillipo; son, Jeff Sanfillipo. Seven grandchildren, Laurie (Ron) Ritchey; Tony (Emily) Sanfillipo; Milana, Vincent, Santino, Jeff, Jr., and Joseph (Kathie) Sanfillipo. Great grandchildren, Gabriel, Dominic, Nathan and Maria Sanfillipo; Luca and Elliana Ritchey. Sisters, Francis Dulin, Mary Jones, brother James (Elizabeth) Sanfillipo and brother-in-law, Robert (Betty) Blatt. Numerous nieces and nephews, many, many wonderful friends and his loyal pet Misty. He will be warmly remembered for his love and passion for life, his commitment to family, and his willingness to help others along the way, with compassion and integrity. Friends received Sunday 2-4 and 6-8pm., Amvet Service 6:30pm., at THE MAEDER-QUINT-TIBERI FUNERAL HOME, 1068 S. High St. where Funeral Service will be held Monday 11 am. Father Jeffrey Tigyer officiating. Burial, Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Franklin County Humane Society or The American Heart Association.

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Death: April 15, 2009

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Maeder-Quint-Tiberi Funeral Home
Columbus, OH