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Joseph Carmen Crisafulli

June 24, 1942 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 77)

Obituary

Joseph C. Crisafulli, 77, of Centre Township and formerly of Laureldale, died June 17, 2020 in Tower Health / Reading Hospital.

He was married to his high school sweetheart, Kaaren JoAnn (Faller) Crisafulli on October 7, 1961.

Born June 24, 1942 in Reading, PA., he was a son of the late Sebastiano and Catherine S. (Miano) Crisafulli.

Joseph attended Central Catholic High School and Muhlenberg High School.

He was a member of Holy Guardian Angels R.C. Church, Hyde Park.

For almost 40 years, Joseph owned and operated Joe Crisafulli General Contracting, until 1999.

He then opened ”Joe’s Place”, Hyde Park, a bar he ran and loved for the last 20 years.

Joseph is also survived by two sons: Joseph A., husband of Carol F. (Weik) Crisafulli and Anthony M. Crisafulli, companion of Shayla Hoffman; all of Muhlenberg Township.

He was affectionately known as “pop-pop” to 8 grandchildren: Joseph S., husband of Michelle Crisafulli; Dustin, husband of Katie Hansell; Amanda, wife of Frank Emmerling; Derek Crisafulli; Allesondra (Crisafulli) Pritiskutch; Anthony Crisafulli; Ava Crisafulli and Riley Johnson.

Other survivors include 11 great grandchildren: Cameron Crisafulli; Mathew Crisafulli; Gianna Crisafulli; Emily Crisafulli; Kaylee Beury; Addison Beury; Harper Hansell; William Emmerling; Sebastian Crisafulli; Joseph Crisafulli and Chloe Stewart.

He is also survived by a sister, Agnes, widow of Henry Butto of Russellville, Arkansas; a former daughter-in-law, Erica (Hollos) Crisafulli of Wyomissing and several nieces and nephews.

Viewings will be held Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 pm in Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale and Thursday morning from 10 -11 am in Holy Guardian Angels R.C. Church, 3121 Kutztown Road, Hyde Park.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, June 25th at 11:00 am in Holy Guardian Angels R.C. Church, Hyde Park.

Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery, Muhlenberg Township.

For condolences, visit www.StitzelFamilyFuneralHomes.com

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
June 24, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

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Viewing
Thursday
June 25, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church
3121 Kutztown Road
Reading, PA 19605

Video is available for this event


Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
June 25, 2020

11:00 AM
Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church
3121 Kutztown Road
Reading, PA 19605

Video is available for this event


Committal
Thursday
June 25, 2020

12:15 PM
Gethsemane Cemetery
3139 Kutztown Road
Reading, PA 19605

Video is available for this event


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