Joseph J. Barberio

November 24, 2021 Cranberry Obituaries

Joseph J. Barberio

Joseph J. Barberio, 82, of Cranberry Township, passed away at UPMC Passavant on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021.

Born March 26, 1939, in Ellwood City, Joseph was the son of the late George T. and Abigail M. Hughes Barberio.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Theresa Hullihan, who passed away on Dec. 15, 2011. They were married on April 17, 1982.

Joseph worked as a computer technician, and later in management for RCA, Telex and Wang. He retired from Erie Insurance.

Joseph was an active member of St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, where he was a member of the Blessing Fund.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1958 through 1964.

He enjoyed working on his family genealogy, and his lunches with his cousins.

Joseph is survived by his stepdaughters, Regina (Craig) Tilhou of Virginia Beach, Va., and Maraline T. May of Ellwood City; three stepgrandchildren, Marissa May, Brooke Roper and Jack Tilhou; a stepgreat-granddaughter, Mia; his brother, Jack (Mary Ann) Barberio of Fort Collins, Colo.; and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, Joseph was preceded in death by a brother, G. Thomas Barberio; and three sisters, Margaret Ann Barberio, Gayle Balin and Helen Barberio.

BARBERIO — Friends of Joseph J. Barberio, who died Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, may call at from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Joseph A. Tomon Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 97 Grim Ave., Ellport.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Cranberry Township, the Rev. John P. Gallagher officiating.

Entombment followed in the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Barberio's name to the Lincoln High School Class of 1957 Endowment Fund by mail with a notation “EC '57 Scholarship,” to the Beaver County Foundation, P.O. Box 569, Beaver, PA, 15009.

Please visit

Advertisement | Advertise Here
Share this article: