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“Always loved Joe! Please accept my deepest sympathy. I know his sister Bernadine loved him deeply. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: KJ Satrum

“My condolences to the Marinelli family on Joe's passing, especially Gloria, Patricia, Gina, and the Cernica girls. I met Joe on several occasions...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Dr. Richard A. Muntean, Ph.D.

“I was very saddened to hear of Joe's passing. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers and sending peace to you at this difficult time. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Stephanie Migletz

“My deepest sympathy. Our prayers to your family. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Karen Passarelli Katz

“My deepest sympathy to Gloria, Charlie, Gina, Bernard, and Jacob. There will never be another Joe! May God bless you and keep you now and forever...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Bowers

“His greatest legacy , on this Father's Day, is his three beautiful and caring children: Gina, Bernard, and Charles, and his grandson, Jacob. They...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Rashid Abdu

“Tony an I were so very sorry to learn of your loss. He will truly be missed as I always enjoyed his company. Sincerely, Nina Puccio ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Nina Puccio

“What a lovely picture of Joe. I am saddened to hear of his passing. Margaret is certain of making the drive to Ohio on her own, so please know that...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Lisa and Bob Chapman


Joseph A. "Joe" Marinelli, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, following a car accident. Born December 31, 1931 in Youngstown, he was the son of Anthony P. and Ann (Biroschek) Marinelli. He worked for the family business, A.P. Marinelli and Son Grocer on the east side of Youngstown. Joe was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church in Boardman where he organized Spaghetti dinners. He was active in the Labor Union; he was a meat cutter by trade. He was an avid Cleveland sports fan; he was a wine and cigar enthusiast; he enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading, "rat-pack" era music, Sunday pasta dinners with his family, and taking walks through the neighborhood. Survivors include his exceptional wife of 57 years, Gloria A. (Aguiar), whom he married on May 28, 1960; children: Charles Marin Marinelli of Boston, Gina M. Marinelli of Boardman, and Bernard J. Marinelli of Canfield; beloved grandson and apple of his eye, Jacob Marin Zenko; siblings: Rita Gordon of Naples, FL., Patricia Cernica of Boardman, Mary Jane (John) Passarelli of Naples, FL., Margaret Sadler of Philliadelphia, PA., and Michael (Margurite) Marinelli of Powell. OH., special niece Monica Pesa, as well as other nephews and nieces. Beside his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Bernadine Marinelli. Friends will be received at the Lane Funeral Home, Canfield Chapel on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 10-12 where services will begin at 12:00 noon. Burial will take place at Green Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley, 250 DeBartlo Place, Suite 2560, Boardman, Ohio 44512.