Obituary of Mr. Joseph John Buzzelli
Joseph John, Buzzelli of Millsboro, DE passed away on June 9, 2021, at Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center after a short illness. He was 78 years old.
Joe was born in Akron, OH on June 2, 1943, to the late John B. and Libby Aikey Buzzelli. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law, Glenn and Marion Noland, and brother- in- law Ron Noland.
Joe served in the US Navy before attending St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. His life’s work was insurance adjusting specializing in flood with the Nation Flood Insurance Program serving as National Claims Manager.
He enjoyed teaching religious education at Mary Mother of Peace and also serving as Eucharist minister. He also was a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus. Joe’s favorite saying was “I’m Blessed”.
Joe is survived by his devoted wife of 50 years Margaret Noland Buzzelli of Millsboro, DE; a daughter Andrea McClenahan (Timothy) of Edgewater, MD, a son, John Buzzelli (Ann) of Grasonville, MD; and two sisters Cynthia Courtad (Jim) of Columbus, OH and Susan Poeppelmeier (David) of Bolivia, NC, and brother and sister-in-law Bill and Sherry Noland of Doylestown, OH. Joe also leaves behind three grandchildren Rebecca and TJ McClenahan and Zoe Buzzelli as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 14, 2021 at Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church, 30839 Mt. Joy Rd, Millsboro, DE 19966, where friends may call from 10 AM – 11 AM for viewing and visitation. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, 28700 Euclid Ave, Wickliffe, OH 44092 or Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516 Topeka, KS 66675-8516.
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ST. CHARLES BORROMEO SEMINARY
28700 EUCLID AVE, WICKLIFFE OH 44092
Wounded Warrior Project
PO Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675-8516