Giuseppe "Joe" Lupinacci, 73, of Trenton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, Trenton.
Born in Pedivigliano, Italy, he resided in the Chambersburg section of Trenton for the past fifty-eight years.
Mr. Lupinacci retired in 1987 after eight years from Waters and Bugbee, Inc. Hamilton Township, he was formerly employed by Italian Peoples Bakery, Sheehan Construction Company, and Integro Inc. He was a member of the Construction and General Laborers Union, Local 172, Bordentown, where he worked for various other construction companies.
Joe enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, and crabbing, horse racing, and trips to Atlantic City and Parx Casino. He enjoyed cooking for the family, attending his granddaughter Kaitlin's softball games and spending time with his grandson Joey.
Son of the late Pietro and Maria Angelina Mirabelli Lupinacci, brother of the late Vincenzo and Raimondo Lupinacci, step-brother of the late Francesco Lupinacci, uncle of the late Giuseppe Panettieri, brother-in-law of the late Carlo Panettieri, Sergio Rauch and Kelly Rauch, he is survived by his loving wife; Ottavia Rauch Lupinacci; son and daughter-in-law; Joseph and Kimberly I. Lupinacci; a daughter; Lisa Lupinacci and her fiancée Steven Callaghan; a brother and sister-in-law; Louis and Patricia Lupinacci; two sisters; Teresa Panettieri and Yolanda Lupinacci; a sister-in-law; Gemma Lupinacci; and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law; Angela and John Kern; two grandchildren; Joseph M. Lupinacci, III; and Kaitlin M. Lupinacci; his many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and his canine companion "Coco".
The funeral will be held on Friday (June 7) at 10:30 a.m. from the Brenna Funeral Home, 340 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. at the Our Lady of the Angels Parish/Immaculate Conception Church, 540 Chestnut Avenue, Trenton. Burial will follow in Bordentown Cemetery, Bordentown, NJ.
Calling hours for family and friends will be on Friday morning from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Brenna Funeral Home.
To send condolences to the family please visit www.brennafuneralhome.com.