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Remembering The Life And Legacy Of Joseph A. DePetris

Joseph A. DePetris passed away peacefully on September 25th at his home in Avalon, N.J. He was 102 years old. Born March 15, 1920, in Philadelphia, he was the son of William and Ernesta (nee Condello) DePetris, and the beloved husband of his late wife Rosemary (nee Sangster) who together shared 67 years of marriage.

Joseph is survived by his 5 children, James (Mary) of Radnor, Michael of Conshohocken, Steven (Christine) of Merchantville, David (Trish) of Newtown and daughter Donna Marie Groskoph (John) of Summit; grandchildren Thea, Jennifer, Jill, Jackie, Jamie, Michael, Austin, Robbie, Emily Ann, Josh, Jake, Shannon, Sean; great grandchildren Mackye, Beau, Quinn, Johnny, Keira, Jimmy, Chase, Ava, Hannah, Heidi, Henley; and his sister Rita Vallis. Joseph is preceded in death by his brother Michael and sisters Mary and Theresa.


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