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Joseph J. Facciolo

AGE: 84 • Wilmington

Joseph J. Facciolo peacefully passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. He was surrounded by his wife, Florence and loving family as he went to Heaven.

Joe was employed with the Diocese of Wilmington Catholic Cemeteries and was instrumental in the operation of Cathedral and All Saints Cemeteries. He retired as assistant superintendent in 1998 after 45 years of dedicated service.

Joe will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 65 years, Florence (DeRocili) Facciolo; his children, Linda Beddia (John), JoAnn Ferguson (Rob), Sharon Burg (Steve), Joseph Facciolo (Geralyn), James Facciolo (Kay) and David Facciolo (Lynn); his 23 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Dominick Facciolo (Betsy); and many extended family members and friends.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Tuesday, January 10 from 4:00-7:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Church, 905 New Road, Elsmere on Wednesday, January 11 at 10:30AM. Entombment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joe may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713 or Corpus Christi Parish, 905 New Road, Elsmere, DE 19805.

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Published in The News Journal from Jan. 7 to Jan. 9, 2017
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