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Joseph J. Colosimo

February 28, 1951 ~ October 10, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Joseph Colosimo Obituary

Joseph J. Colosimo, 72, of Shenandoah, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at his home.

Born in Shenandoah on February 28, 1951,  he was the son of the late Michael Colosimo Sr. and Marie Dougert.

Joseph was a 1968 graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School in Shenandoah.  He worked for many years as an aluminum extruder for Hydro Extrusions in Cressona.  Joseph loved hunting and fishing and was a life member of the 500 Fish and Game Club.  He was a fan of the Penn State Nittany Lions, the Los Angeles Rams, and the Baltimore Orioles.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Julian and Michael Colosimo.

Joseph is survived by his wife of 48 years, Diane (Tunilla) Colosimo, a son – Joseph Colosimo of Frackville, a daughter - Megan Burke with her husband John of Shenandoah Heights, a brother – Robert “Bobby” Colosimo at home, and 3 grandchildren – Johnny Burke, Brynn Burke, and Daemon Burke.

A celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family.

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