Joseph "Giuseppe" D'Andrea
Of Penn Hills, on April 6, 2019; Beloved husband (61 years) of Enrichetta (Moccia) D'Andrea; Loving father of Henry D'Andrea (Valerie), Frank D'Andrea (Amy), and John D'Andrea (Deanna); Brother of Domenica Ranallo, Antonia Clora Sciulli, Maria Petta, Angela Surian, Antonio D’Andrea and Bruno D’Andrea; Loving grandfather of David (Jenny), Nicholas (Danielle), Danielle D'Andrea-Susalla (Eddie), Joseph (fiancé Jennifer Misko), Allison, Marissa (fiancé Billy Williams), James, Thomas, and Seaman Michael D'Andrea; Great grandfather of Henry and Sophie D'Andrea; Joe came to Pittsburgh, from Gamberale, Abruzzi Italy, in 1956. At that time he learned a trade of repairing televisions and installing rooftop antennas. He became a land developer and landlord in Penn Hills and Wilkins Township, and founded D'Andrea Wine and Liquor Imports in 1982. Joe belonged to various Italian social clubs, enjoyed gardening at his home and at his buildings for his tenants, tending to his fig trees, making home-made Italian sausage, salami, capicola and prosciutto, he enjoyed giving what he made away to friends, family and his tenants. He spent much of his time at his 2nd home in Deerfield Beach Florida, and spending time with family and friends. He visited Toronto every August for the Festa Della Madonna Canneto where he spent time with many lifelong friends and family. Friends received Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 PM at CHARLES W. TRENZ FUNERAL HOME, INC, 11110 Frankstown Road, Penn Hills; Funeral Mass at St. Gerard Majella Church, Thursday at 11 AM
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