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In Memory of

Joseph Diraimondo

September 28, 1926 - August 4, 2017

Obituary


Joseph Diraimondo Jr., 90, passed away August 4, 2017 at Magnolia Gardens Assisted Living in Toms River, NJ. Mr. Diraimondo was born in Herrin, IL moving to Garfield and Clifton before settling in Toms River, NJ. He served in the US Army National Guard for 21 years obtaining the rank of Sergeant First Class. He worked for Phillips Precision in Elmwood Park for many years as the Machine Shop Operator. Joseph was a member of the Lake Ridge Bowling Club and was an avid Mets and Giants Fan. He loved to travel, take cruises and...

Joseph Diraimondo Jr., 90, passed away August 4, 2017 at Magnolia Gardens Assisted Living in Toms River, NJ. Mr. Diraimondo was born in Herrin, IL moving to Garfield and Clifton before settling in Toms River, NJ. He served in the US Army National Guard for 21 years obtaining the rank of Sergeant First Class. He worked for Phillips Precision in Elmwood Park for many years as the Machine Shop Operator. Joseph was a member of the Lake Ridge Bowling Club and was an avid Mets and Giants Fan. He loved to travel, take cruises and play pool. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother and will be greatly missed by all. Mr. Diraimondo is predeceased by his wife in 2007, Jeannette, and brothers Frank and James. Joseph is survived by his daughters, Theresa Sauer, husband Michael and Denise Leonardo, husband Anthony, grandchildren, Jacqueline Farley, husband Niall, Michael Sauer, Justin Leonardo and Jessica Sonners, husband Dan, siblings, Rosalie Putnam and Marie Diraimondo, sister-in-law Alice Diraimondo and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the D'Elia Funeral Home 1300 Vermont Ave. Lakewood, NJ 08701. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 10 AM at the funeral home. Entombment will take place at St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery in Lakewood, NJ. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Joseph's memory to the American Heart Association.