Joseph A. Paolucci, age 95, a 50 year resident of Brookhaven, PA, died Thursday, October 7, 2021 at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was a graduate of Overbrook High School.
Joe was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving during WWII in the 77th Infantry. He was in the Pacific Campaign, the Philippines, Okinawa, and the Japan Army of Occupation. Joe was awarded: the Army Occupational Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Ribbon and the WWII Victory Ribbon.
After his life changing experiences in the military, Joe was employed with Boeing Helicopters as an Industrial Engineer for 25 years, until retiring in 1992.
Joe was an active member of Grace Bible Fellowship Church in Wallingford, PA. He was a volunteer for 20 years with City Team in Chester, PA. Joe enjoyed and actively played tennis, until the age of 94. He also was artistic, painting many pictures.
Son of the late Donato and Maria (Cirotti) Paolucci; brother of the late Angelina Gammarino, Jean Nejbauer and Charles Paolucci
Wife of 51 years: Marie (Wetzel) Paolucci
Daughter: Dora Paolucci
Sister: Helen (Danny) D’Antonia
Also survived by nieces and nephews
Services will be posted shortly.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Grace Bible Fellowship Church, 723 S. Providence Rd., Wallingford, PA 19086 and/or City Team, 634 Sproul St., Chester, PA 19013.