Joseph Benjamin Ciarrocchi, age 93 of Fairbank passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 in the Uniontown Hospital. He was born in Fairbank on May 28, 1927 a son of Benjamin and Stella Nunzi Ciarrocchi.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by all of his siblings. He was the last survivor of his immediate family.
Joe was survived by “the love of his life” of 69 years, Marie Gall Ciarrocchi; daughter, Maria Baker and her husband Ivan of Connellsville; son, Joey Ciarrocchi and his wife Debra of Fairbank; grandchildren: Natalie Renzi and her husband Bobby, Julie Lowden and her husband Kent all of Connellsville; great grandchildren: Madyson and Allyson Renzi; sisters in law: Josphine Kennedy and Alice Schmidt; several nieces and nephews.
Joe was the founder of Joe’s Body shop in 1957 and could be found there daily until several weeks ago. He was a member of St. Teresa’s R.C. Church in Uniontown for 69 years. He was also a member of the Fairbank Rod & Gun Club, Joe proudly served his country in the United States Navy and was a member of the Amvets, General C. Marshall Post 103 of Hopwood.
The family requests that Memorial Contributions be made to the New Salem V. F. C. or the Republic V. F. C.
Joe’s Family and close friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at the Kish Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 19 Legion Street, Republic, PA 15475 and on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 until 11:15 a.m. when Prayers of Transfer will be said. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow in St. Therese de Lisieux Roman Catholic Church, 61 Mill Street, Uniontown, Pa. 15401 at noon with Father Ken Zaccagnini as Celebrant. Private interment will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, PA.
Pa Covid restrictions will be enforced at the funeral home and church.
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