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Joseph Anthony Pontecorvo

1943 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Joseph Anthony Pontecorvo Obituary
Pontecorvo, Joseph Anthony
73, from Phoenix, Arizona passed away in his home on June 30, 2016. He was born in New Jersey on March 3, 1943 to the late Joseph Pontecorvo and Luisa Cafiero. He attended Brophy College Preparatory and College of Santa Fe, where he met his beloved Elizabeth Mackel. They were married on June 10, 1967 and were happily married for 49 years until his passing. He was loved by his many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. He is survived by his wife "Wizie" and only daughter Maggie. Joe is predeceased by his mother, father and older sister Marianne. A public visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 pm, with Rosary starting at 7:30pm, July 5, 2016 at Hansen Chapel, 8314 N. 7th Street, Phoenix 85020. A memorial Mass will take place at 10:00am July 6, 2016 at St. Francis Xavier Parish, 4715 N. Central, Phoenix 85012. Joe will be buried in a family plot at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 2033 N. 48th Street, Phoenix 85008. In lieu of flowers please donate to St Mary's Food Bank at firstfoodbank.org, St. Vincent de Paul at stvincentdepaul.net, or Desert Mission Food Bank at desertmission.com. Visit hansenmortuary.com for condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic on July 3, 2016
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