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Joseph V. Laudisio

On May 2, 2023. Age 83. Of Huntington Valley, PA, formerly of West Berlin and Barrington, NJ. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late, Rocco and Anna (Leemon) Laudisio. He is survived by his loving children, Michele Martinez, Joseph R. Laudisio (Aurora); cherished Screenshot 2023-05-03 at 13.04.02grandchildren, Jessica, Taylor, Carly, Daniela, Cristina, Isabella and Luca; great-grandchildren, Lillian, Teagan, Sydney; beloved sister, Pat Jackson (Joe). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Joseph was also predeceased by his brother, Daniel Laudisio in December of 1988, and son-in-law, Alberto Martinez in March of 2021.

Joseph graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1958 and Rutgers University class of 1973. He proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corp. and was honored to serve as Presidential Guard for President Kennedy. Joseph had worked for 8 years as Vice President of North American Operations, with Melitta Coffee in Cherry Hill, NJ. He had also worked with Inductotherm Corp. in Rancocas, NJ for 20 years and with Viking Yachts in New Gretna, NJ.

Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Tuesday morning, May 9th, from 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM at St. Mary's R.C. Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM in the church. Interment will be held privately at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project  online at         Please memo, Joseph V. Laudisio.

Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Joseph V. Laudisio. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City.  Ph: 856-456-1142.