Joseph A. Melchiorre(1926 - 2014)

Joseph A. Melchiorre of Norristown Joseph A. Melchiorre passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He was 87. Mr. Melchiorre was a resident of Norristown, PA. He worked as a pool attendant for the Upper Merion Area School District. Joseph was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Norristown, PA. Mr. Melchiorre was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II, serving from 1942 to 1946 in the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaigns. He was also in the Navy Reserves for 20 years. Born in Norristown, PA on August 2, 1926, he was a son of the late Fernando and Angeline (Nagci) Melchiorre. Surviving is his loving family including two sisters, Margaret Kostow and her husband, Michael, and Mary Interrante, all of Jeffersonville; and many other loving family members. He was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Melchiorre; and a sister, Dorothy Pollak. Joseph's Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 600 Hamilton St., Norristown, PA on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday from 9 to 9:50 a.m., at the church. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, East Norriton, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Joseph's memory to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 600 Hamilton St., Norristown, PA 19401. Arrangements are by The Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd., Bridgeport, PA.

Funeral Home

Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd. - Bridgeport
805 DeKalb Street Route 202  Bridgeport, PA 19405
(610) 272-1941
Published in The Times Herald on June 12, 2014