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Joseph A. Colosimo

December 19, 1925 ~ January 21, 2021 (age 95)


Joseph A. Colosimo, 95, of West Newton/Rostraver Township, died Thursday, January 21, 2021.  Born in Charleroi on December 19, 1925, he was the son of the late Ralph and Catherine Colosimo.

Joseph was a truck driver and drove for Samuel's, Express in Monessen, Laurel Mountain and Express in Pittsburgh.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in West Newton for over 50 years, where he was Deacon and drove for the “Bus Ministry”.  He was a member of the F&AM No. 593 Blyth Lodge of West Newton for 50 years, and he honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Evelyn M. Colosimo; son, William (Brenda) Colosimo of West Newton; daughter, Karen (Jim) Olwell of North Huntingdon; and granddaughter, Ashley Olwell (Dave) of North Huntingdon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 4 sisters.

Funeral Services were held in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) followed by interment in West Newton Cemetery.

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Private Services

James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc.
580 Circle Drive, P.O. Box 511
Rostraver Township, PA 15012-0511

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