Joseph Kipilla, age 84, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Mr. Kipilla was born in Throop, PA the son of the late George and the late Sophie (Budzak) Kipilla. He lived in Wayne and was formerly of Meadville, PA and East Rutherford, NJ. Mr. Kipilla served in the US Navy during the Korean war. He retired from US Printing, Inc in East Rutherford in 1997 where he was a chemical operator.
Mr. Kipilla is survived by his beloved daughter Kathleen and her husband Thomas Steimle, and sons Joseph and his wife Dina, and Walter; his devoted grandchildren, Janine, Kristen, Samantha, Jacqueline and Ryan; and his cherished great-grandchildren, Christopher and Chase. He was predeceased by his wife Lora in 2008.
Friends are welcome to attend the funeral Mass on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC Church, 45 Urban Club Rd, Wayne.
Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook.
Memorial donations in Mr. Kilpilla's name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, www.woundedwarriorproject.org