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Joseph A. Lupinacci

1934 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Joseph A. Lupinacci Obituary
Joseph A. Lupinacci, 83, of Titusville, passed away Sunday morning, May 27, 2018, at his residence. Joe was born Aug. 25, 1934, in Sewickley, a son of the late Genarro and Rose Brancato Lupinacci. He was married to Caryl A. LeJeune for the past 48 years. They were married at St. Alphonsus Church in Clintonville. Joe was a graduate of Sewickley High School and had attended Clarion University. He was a veteran, having served in the Army. He entered the service Nov. 9, 1954, and was honorably discharged Oct. 12, 1956. Joe was a part of a long family tradition of being a chef. He was an executive chef, having worked at many restaurants, including the World's Fair and Firestone Country Club, he was food and beverage manager for all of the Ohio State Parks and lodges within the parks, he was employed at the prestigious William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Convention Center, and was head chef for 18 years with his wife at Cross Creek Resort in Titusville until his retirement in 1999. Joe was an athlete, having played football at Sewickley High School and at Clarion University. He played football while enlisted in the Army. He also enjoyed boxing in his earlier years. Joe was a member of St. Titus Church, the Knights of Columbus, and the Titusville Moose Club No. 84. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, and being outdoors. Joe was an avid Steelers and Penguins fan. Joe is survived by his wife, Caryl, of Titusville; two sons, Joseph Lupinacci, of Titusville, and Harry Lupinacci and wife, Denise, of Ambridge; five grandchildren, Matthew Olson, Daniella Robichaud, and Nicholas, Giovonni, and Lauren Mae Lupinacci; three great-grandchildren, Olivia, Elijah, and Gianni Olson; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was the last of his immediate family, preceded in death by brothers, Sam "Big Apple," Vince, Romeo, Harry, and Jim Lupinacci; and four sisters, Annie Lupinacci, Rose Salerto, Georgina Smith, and Babe Kutcher.
Friends may attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, at St. Titus Church, 513 W. Main St., Titusville, with Father Walter E. Packard as celebrant. Interment will be at a later date in St. James Cemetery in Sewickley. The GORDON B. GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, is in charge of arrangements.
If you wish to leave a condolence for the family, visit garrettfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published in Sewickley Herald from May 29 to June 7, 2018
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