Joseph Sanfilippo, 76, of Weirton, went to be with the Lord on January 12, 2016. Born on October 20, 1939, in Mingo Jct., OH, he was a son of the late Rosario and Jenny Tarvella Sanfilippo. He was also preceded in death by his step mother, Mary Sanfilippo; his brother Pete Scaffidi; and sister, Henrietta Simmons. Joseph retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as a roll grinder, in the Tin Mill. He graduated from Weir High School and furthered his education earning an associate's degree at Jeff Tech. He was a man of strong faith, and a member of Victory Life Worship Center, Paris, PA. He also proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. Mr. Sanfilippo is survived by his wife Carleen Boyd Sanfilippo of Weirton, whom he married on April 24, 1964; daughter Carla (Paul) Rohal of Hilton Head Island, SC; brother, Russ (Patti) Sanfilippo of Palm Coast, FL; sister Marie (Reuben) Dodson of Weirton; granddaughter, Carter Alexis Rohal; and 31 nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Additional visitation will be held Saturday from 10 until the 11am funeral service at the Victory Life Worship Center, Paris, PA, with Pastor Jason Romine officiating. Interment will follow in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Florence, PA with military honors being conducted by the American Legion Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Victory Life Worship Center, 590 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown, PA 15021. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

    May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

    May your memories of Joseph Sanfilippo, give you peace, comfort and strength…

    Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.

    I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

    US Marine Veteran, Joseph Sanfilippo, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

    † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 â€

  2. Carla, Carleen and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. It has been many years since I’ve seen Joe, but I have many great memories of hanging out at the Sanfilippo house. He always had a smile and a hug, such a nice man. Keeping all of you in my thoughts, Suzanne

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