Joseph Anthony Streppa, Jr., 84, of Holly Hill, FL entered the loving arms of the Lord on October 31, 2020. Joseph was a beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and friend. Joseph is preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn (Pizzuti) Streppa, along with parents Lena (Foglia) and Joseph Streppa, Sr., his brothers Alex (Marie), Humbert (Pauline), his sisters Margaret (Lawrence), Phyllis (Rocco), RoseMarie (James) and Dorothy (John), and his father and mother-in-law Louis & Grace (Bressler) Pizzuti.
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Joseph and JoAnn were the parents of three children Mary Jo (Michael) Fekete, Joseph C. Streppa and Michele (Neal) Niklaus. His pride and joy in his later years were his grandchildren Justin Fekete, Ashleigh Niklaus, Kayla Niklaus and Eva Niklaus. Joseph graduated from Crafton High School in 1954 and attended Duquesne University following his service in the United States Army.
His 25+ year career with Blue Cross & Blue Shield was followed by part-time work after retiring to Florida in 1992. Joseph had a kind word and smile for everyone he met. He was a faithful parishioner of St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Imperial, PA for over 25 years followed by Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Ormond Beach, FL for over 25 years.
Our family would like to express our heartfelt thanks for the tremendous outpouring of love, prayers and support. The family will receive friends Sunday, December 6, 2020 between 2:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m. & 6:00p.m. -8:00 p.m. at Thomas-Little Funeral Service Inc. and Crematory, 305 Main St. Imperial, PA. Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m.
Please note that 60 guests will be permitted inside at one time to protect the family, staff and everyone wishing to attend. If there is a small wait to enter we thank you, in advance, for your understanding.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, December 7, 2020 at St. Isidore The Farmer Catholic Church (St. Columbkille Worship Site) in Imperial, PA with Reverend Harry Bielewicz, celebrant, and Deacon Michael Fekete, homilist. Interment will follow in The National Cemetery of The Alleghenies, Bridgeville, PA, at 11 a.m.