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Joseph Fred Spinelli

November 27, 1922 August 10, 2016
Joseph Fred Spinelli
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Joseph Fred Spinelli, 93, of Curwensville, passed away Wednesday August 10, 2016 at his residence after a lengthy illness.

Born November 27, 1922 in Curwensville, PA he was the son of Joseph and Theresa (Baldisarra) Spinelli. Mr. Spinelli had first worked for Stratten Automotive in Clearfield, then was a salesman for Bear Alignment Equipment, and was retired as the owner and operator of Spinelli Mobile Service Station in Clearfield after 15 years of service. He loved to fish, play golf and perform tricks for his grandkids and great grandkids

He was a World War II US Army Veteran having served at and during the Battle of the Bulge and the European Theater. He was a graduate of Curwensville High School and also a 1948 graduate of the General Motors Institute in Flint, Michigan. He was a member of St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church in Curwensville where he had served as an usher and member of the men’s organization.

On July 12, 1947 at St. Timothy Church he wed the former Flora M. Maloni. who survives along with three sons. Ronald J. Spinelli and wife Ellen of Boalsburg, Lawrence P. Spinelli of Hawaii and Joseph F. Spinelli III of State College. Also surviving are 2 grandchildren Jason Spinelli and wife Aimee of Colorado and Dana Spinelli of State College as well as 2 great grandchildren Cecelia Shannon Spinelli and Franco Spinelli.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers Vincent Violanti, Congie Spinelli and William Spinelli and three sisters Assunta Cologgi, Josephine Cologgi and Rose Marrara.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Timothy’s Roman Catholic Church 306 Walnut St Curwensville on Monday August 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM, with Reverend Father Mark J. Mastrian as Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Curwensville.

Friends will be received at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. 300 State St Curwensville on Sunday August 14 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM and again on Monday from 9 to 9:40 AM when the procession will depart for the church. Military Honors will be conducted by members of the Clearfield Honor Guard.

The Rosary will be recited by members of St. Timothy Altar and Rosary Society on Sunday at 1:45 PM and a Scripture Vigil Service will be conducted at 7:45 PM Sunday, both at the funeral home.

The family suggests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society 26 S 2nd St Clearfield, PA 16830.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.

The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

14

Aug

2:00 PM 8/14/2016 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 8/14/2016 4:00:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Visitation

Sunday

14

Aug

6:00 PM 8/14/2016 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/14/2016 8:00:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Visitation

Monday

15

Aug

9:00 AM 8/15/2016 9:00:00 AM - 9:45 AM 8/15/2016 9:45:00 AM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Service

Monday

15

Aug

10:00 AM 8/15/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/15/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church

306 Walnut Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church
306 Walnut Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Graveside

Monday

15

Aug

11:20 AM 8/15/2016 11:20:00 AM - 11:30 AM 8/15/2016 11:30:00 AM
St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church

306 Walnut Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church
306 Walnut Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Thompson Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Thompson Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States
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