Joseph Belfiore age 74 of Cecil passed away unexpectedly Friday July 5, 2019 in his home. He was born August 4, 1944 in Canonsburg a son of the late Stephen L. and Catherine Marino Belfiore. Mr. Belfiore was a graduate of Canon-McMillan High School and served with the Pennsylvania National Guard. Prior to his retirement he had been part owner in his family’s business Belfiore Music and Cigarettes and was self-employed as president of South West Pennsylvania Amusements. Joe was a faithful member of Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church in Muse where he served as a Eucharistic Minister, the Muse Independent Club and the Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County. He very much enjoyed fishing and the casino and was a sports fanatic who was a season ticket holder and he coached little league baseball. His grandchildren were his life and he truly enjoyed attending all their school activities.
On November18, 1967 Joe married his devoted wife Sandra Selva who survives. Also left behind to cherish his memory are his beloved children; Jeffrey A. Belfiore and his wife Michele of Muse, Anthony J. Belfiore and his wife Christine of Venetia and Stephanie A. Jewart and her husband Alex of Wexford, eight grandchildren; Nicole, Lauren, Joseph, Owen and Ella Belfiore and Thomas, Madeline and Vitolina Jewart, three brothers; Philip J. Belfiore and his wife Bonnie of Canonsburg, Stephen J. Belfiore and his wife Donna of Cecil and Ralph K. “Pacer” Belfiore of Eighty-Four and several nieces and nephews.
Friends and family are welcome from 4-8pm on Sunday July 7, 2019 and 2-8pm Monday July 8, 2019 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor Darla Tripoli LFD 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-0745-8120 where departing prayers will be recited at 9:15 am Tuesday July 9, 2019 followed at 10am by a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Muse. Entombment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery Peters Twp. Memorial contributions in Mr. Belfiore’s name can be made to the Frank Sarris Public Library 35 North Jefferson Ave. Canonsburg, PA 15317