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ZUPPELLI - Joseph May 18, 2016 of Kenmore, NY. Joseph passed peacefully 24 days shy of his 101st birthday. Beloved husband of the late Lucile Zuppelli; dear father of Joseph (Roxanne) and Patricia Yensan; loving grandfather of Chris (Donna) Gibson, Kimberly (Paul) Zuppelli and Dawn (Andy, "You're blessed") Zuppelli; also survived by the loves of his life, his great-grandchildren Zarha, Maddison and Emily; brother of Judy (late Jim) Dower and the late Sam, Richard, Chester and Carmella; also survived by many nieces, nephews, friends and special caregivers, Kathy was on the top of that list. Joe and Lucille were the founders of the Mang Senior Center in Kenmore. Joe was a sole caregiver to Lucile for eight years, after she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. He loved his family, music and Kenmore with all his heart. When asked the secret to his longevity, he would say positivity was the key. His other mantra was "If you have your health, you have everything". Dad, Grandpa, Great-Grandpa, our love for you is eternal. Friends may call Monday 11:00 AM - 1:00 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC., FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave. where funeral services will follow at 1:00 PM. Entombment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Buffalo.

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