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FURGIONE Joseph Charles
Birth: 8 Jan 1919 Hammonton, N.J.
Death: 1 Jul 2003 Elkins, Randolph Co., W.Va.
Burial: West Va. Nat'l Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor Co., W.Va.
Perna Fam Tree on ancestry
1920 in Winslow, Camden Co., N.J.
1930 in Hammonton, N.J.
Joseph Charles Furgione, 84, of Philippi, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, died early Tuesday morning, July 1,
2003, in Davis Memorial Hospital, following an extended illness.
He was born Jan. 8, 1919, in Hammonton, N.J., a son of the late Charles Pasquale and Mary Antoinette
His wife, Patty "Elsie (Sutton) Furgione, preceded him in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Lana Jo Shockey and husband, Larry, Philippi; three grandchildren, Tanya
Slaton, Fredericksburg, Va., Gil Joseph Blake, Philippi, and Sherry Kay Furgione, Morgantown; three
great-grandchildren, Michael Brent Slaton, Daniel Joseph Blake and Joseph Montana Slaton; two brothers,
Anthony Furgione, Chesilhurst, N.J., and Robert Furgione, Mays Landing, N.J.; three sisters, Helen Capri,
Edgewater Park, N.J., Alice Bastein, Thorofare, N.J., and Mary Lou Wigginton, Deptford, N.J.
He was preceded in death by one son, Joey Furgione; one granddaughter, Theresa Illene Daugherty; and
his former wife, Madalyn T. (Campbell) Furgione Anderson.
Mr. Furgione retired as a printer-typesetter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer Newspaper. He had also worked
for several area publishers including Barbour Publishing Co., Clarksburg Publishing Co. and the Fairmont
Mr. Furgione was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army. He was involved in the Invasion of
Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. On Sept. 9, 2001, he received the Medal of Freedom from the
French people. He was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars in New Jersey.
Friends may call at Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9
a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday, when Mr. Furgione will be moved to the Philippi United Methodist Church,
where friends may call from noon until 1 p.m. when funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Gary
Rapking. Interment will follow in West Virginia National Cemetery near Grafton. Stemple & Forman Funeral
Home is entrusted with arrangements
W.Va. Marr Idx on ancestry
FURGIONE Pasquale Charles (12 Sep 1893 - 1 Aug 1982)
CIONE Antonia (Mary) (19 May 1897 - 1 Sep 1967)
FURGIONE John (15 Sep 1917 - 28 Aug 1921)
FURGIONE Joseph Charles (8 Jan 1919 - 1 Jul 2003)
FURGIONE Anthony Gerald (28 Dec 1920 - 5 Apr 2014)
FURGIONE Helen (1923 - 12 Jun 2017)
FURGIONE Robert A. (8 Dec 1925 - 15 Jun 2009)
FURGIONE Alice ()
FURGIONE Mary Louise (22 Jun 1935 - 16 Nov 2007)
Marriage To CAMPBELL Madalyn T. ()
m. 1943 Barbour Co., W.Va.
Children by CAMPBELL Madalyn T.
FURGIONE Joey ()
FURGIONE Lana Jo ()
Marriage To SUTTON Patty ("Elsie") ()
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