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Joseph Z. Acerbo Sr. , 89, of Bellmawr

Joseph Z. Acerbo, Sr., 89, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2024, surrounded by his loving family.   

Joe was the beloved husband of 66 years to Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Mancini).  Loving father of Joseph Z. Acerbo, Jr. (Barbara) of Mt. Laurel, NJ, Nancy Acerbo of Ventnor, NJ, and the late Susan Acerbo.  Cherished and adored Pop-Pop of Gina Marie (Dave) Acerbo-Klotz, Nicole Elizabeth Acerbo (Sean Walsh), and Joseph Z. Acerbo, III.  Dear brother of Theresa, Angie, the late Philomena, the late Anthony and the late Mary, and brother-in-law to Dominic Paul, the late Joseph, the late Marie and the late James.  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Thursday, February 29, 2024, 9:00 to 11:30 AM at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 250 S. White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ.  Prayer service will follow at 11:30 AM.  Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Joe’s memory to Samaritan Hospice, P.O. Box 71425, Philadelphia, PA 19176-1425 ( To share memories and condolences please visit