In memory of
Joseph Paul Presto Sr.
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In memory of
Joseph Paul Presto Sr.
Joseph Paul Presto Sr. EASTON Joseph Paul Presto Sr., 94, of Easton, PA, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Born in Easton, he was a son of the late Pietro and Frances (Lipari) Presto. Joseph was married to Consiglia (Grillo) Presto until her passing in 2016. He was an active member of St. Anthony's of Padua Roman Catholic Church in Easton. He was also a member of the Holy Name Society, a former president, and Man of the Year. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and past district governor of Serra Club International, during which time he was invited to a private reception with His Holiness Pope John Paul II. He proudly served in the U.S. Merchant Marine and was recognized by President Truman. Joseph enjoyed traveling, golfing, bowling, and volunteering for several organizations in his spare time. Joseph is survived by a son, Joseph Paul Presto Jr. and Michelle Rogul of Philadelphia; daughters, Frances Ann McInerney and husband, John of Saylorsburg, Linda Kardos and husband, Art of Emmaus, Deborah LoPresti Graves and husband, Richard of Easton, and Pamela Bittman and husband, Mace of Palmer Twp.; six grandchildren, Jason McInerney, Joshua Fulmer, Melissa Probert, Sarah McInerney, Andrew Kardos, and Ava Presto; five great grandchildren, Jack, Maddie and Kate McInerney, Evelyn Probert, and Oliver Fulmer; brothers, Vincent and Anthony Presto. He was preceded in death by a daughter, JoAnn Presto, and brothers, Carmelo Presto, Phillip Presto and Rocco Presto, and sister, Mary Merlo. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. with an additional calling hour on Wednesday from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. in the Morello Funeral Home, Inc., 3720 Nicholas St., Easton, PA (Palmer Twp.). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 9th & Lehigh streets, Easton, PA. Interment will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Williams Twp. Online condolences may be offered at morellofuneralhome.com . Contributions in Joseph's memory may be made to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 900 Washington St, Easton, PA 18042. Morello Funeral Home 3720 Nicholas St. Easton, PA 18045 (610) 253-4941
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In memory of
Joseph Paul Presto Sr.
Joseph Paul Presto Sr. EASTON Joseph Paul Presto Sr., 94, of Easton, PA, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Born in Easton, he was a son of the late Pietro and Frances (Lipari) Presto. Joseph was married to Consiglia (Grillo) Presto until her passing in 2016. He was an active member of St. Anthony's of Padua Roman Catholic Church in Easton. He was also a member of the Holy Name Society, a former president, and Man of the Year. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and past district governor of Serra Club International, during which time he was invited to a private reception with His Holiness Pope John Paul II. He proudly served in the U.S. Merchant Marine and was recognized by President Truman. Joseph enjoyed traveling, golfing, bowling, and volunteering for several organizations in his spare time. Joseph is survived by a son, Joseph Paul Presto Jr. and Michelle Rogul of Philadelphia; daughters, Frances Ann McInerney and husband, John of Saylorsburg, Linda Kardos and husband, Art of Emmaus, Deborah LoPresti Graves and husband, Richard of Easton, and Pamela Bittman and husband, Mace of Palmer Twp.; six grandchildren, Jason McInerney, Joshua Fulmer, Melissa Probert, Sarah McInerney, Andrew Kardos, and Ava Presto; five great grandchildren, Jack, Maddie and Kate McInerney, Evelyn Probert, and Oliver Fulmer; brothers, Vincent and Anthony Presto. He was preceded in death by a daughter, JoAnn Presto, and brothers, Carmelo Presto, Phillip Presto and Rocco Presto, and sister, Mary Merlo. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. with an additional calling hour on Wednesday from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. in the Morello Funeral Home, Inc., 3720 Nicholas St., Easton, PA (Palmer Twp.). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 9th & Lehigh streets, Easton, PA. Interment will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Williams Twp. Online condolences may be offered at morellofuneralhome.com . Contributions in Joseph's memory may be made to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 900 Washington St, Easton, PA 18042. Morello Funeral Home 3720 Nicholas St. Easton, PA 18045 (610) 253-4941
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3720 Nicholas St.
Easton, PA 18045
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