Joseph Henry Filippi
October 06, 1947 ‒ November 06, 2016
Joseph Henry Filippi, 69, of Delaware passed away Sunday afternoon, November 6, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born October 6, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Henry J. Filippi and Jean A. (Turbett) Filippi. Joseph graduated from Bishop Hartley High School and later Franklin University and he proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army.
Joseph served as vice president of international operations for the Liebert Corporation and he was a faithful member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Delaware. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mowing the yard and playing cards especially family poker with his siblings. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren and he also enjoyed cheering on his beloved Buckeyes, Browns and Reds.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 48 years, Victoria “Vicki” (Kramer); children, Joseph Henry (Sarah) Filippi II of Milford Center, Jessica Ann (Joseph) Fleck of Hilliard and Jeffrey William (Jennifer) Filippi of Marysville; grandchildren, Lauren, Rachel, Hunter, Amber, Benjamin, Rebecca and Charlie; brothers, Mike (Kris) of Westfield Center, Jimmy (Dolores) of Baltimore, Mark (Beth) of Westerville and Johnny (Kelly) Filippi of Croton; sisters, Jeanne (Robin) Fravel of Pickerington, Annie (Dave) Patterson of Columbus and Lorene Nordin (Chris Young) of Pickerington; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 5 – 8 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 11, 2016 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 82 E. William Street, Delaware with Rev. Fr. Michael Watson officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery with military honors provided by the Delaware County Veterans Association at graveside. The St. Mary Bereavement Committee will then host a luncheon in the Snyder Rodman Community Room following the graveside.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joseph’s memory may be made to any local St. Vincent DePaul Society or to Pregnancy Resources of Delaware County, 652 W. Central Avenue, Delaware, OH 43015.
The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve this veteran and his family.
To share a fond memory of Joseph or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com