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Ancona, Joseph baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection, Sunday, June 21, 2015. Beloved and devoted husband for 62 years of Joyce M. Ancona (nee Huber). Loving father of Don (Paula) Ancona of Albuquerque, NM and Laura (John Lee) Abeckerle. Cherished Papa of Kristyna (Kurtis) Woods, Anthony, Vincent and Veronica Ancona. Dearest Uncle Joe, cousin and friend to many. Mr. Ancona, MBA, is a graduate of St Louis University and Washington University, and was the president of his High School graduating class. He was also the past president of the Nation Speakers Assoc., St. Louis chapter. Joe was an author, publisher and writer. He was an arbitrator, small business owner and entrepreneur. Joe was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society and an active member of St. Joseph Church in Manchester, MO. Joe is a retiree from Western Electric, now Lucent Technology. Mr. Ancona was an adjunct professor and advisor for Webster University and Lindenwood University. He never met a stranger, and made a difference in countless lives. Services: Funeral from the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Manchester for 11:30 a.m. Memorial Mass. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Parkinson Disease Assoc. or Memorial visitation Friday 4-8 p.m. Friends may sign the family's on-line guestbook at Schrader.com.
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on June 24, 2015
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