Obituary: Joseph Filingeri, 70, Deacon of Saint Lawrence Church in Huntington

Deacon Joseph Filingeri, 70, died suddenly on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 2, 2013.

Deacon Filingeri was the son of Frank and Rosalie Filingeri of New York City, NY and was born on July 10, 1943.

He was a longtime member of Saint Lawrence Church in Huntington, Connecticut where he served his community as a Deacon since 1992.

He is survived by his wife Patricia and their three children, Deborah Karney and her husband Thomas Karney of Washington State, Dennis and his wife Stephanie Benton-Filingeri of Atlanta, Georgia and youngest daughter, Melissa Ioime and her husband Michael Ioime of Cumming, Georgia. Deacon Joe also has a sister, Mariann Tralongo in Mahwah, New Jersey.

He and his wife recently moved to Georgia to be closer to their grandchildren. Morgan, Grace, Quinn, Michael, Garrett, Mason, Marcus, Miles and Rosabella will all miss their Pa.

There will be a memorial mass celebrating Deacon Joseph Filingeri’s life on November 2, 2013 at 10:00 in the morning at Saint Lawrence Church, 505 Shelton Avenue Huntington, CT 06484.

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

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—by the family