Joseph Murabito Jr.

August 24, 2015
Joseph Murabito Jr.Joseph Murabito Jr., 94 of Dublin Street, Oswego died Monday August 24, 2015 in St. Joseph Hospital. Mr. Murabito was born August 28, 1920 in Oswego the son of the late Joseph and Rosaria (Rapisardi) Murabito. He was a member of the Carpenter’s local #747, serving as the treasurer for 27 years, and working with Stone & Webster at the local power plants. Mr. Murabito was communicant of St. Joseph Church, where he was a past trustee, and treasurer. Mr. Murabito has been as usher at St. Joseph Church since 1956. He was a past committee chairman of the 3rd. Ward Democratic party. He served in the United States Army 155th infantry in the South Pacific during World War II. Mr Murabito was a member of the VFW Quattrini Dehm Post, and the Crisafulli Post where he was past commander. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and the American Legion. Mr. Murabito was a 4th Degree Knight and a member of the color corp, with the Knights of Columbus #227, and the Elks. He was a century club member of the Oswego Hospital; a volunteer at the Hospital since Dec. 12, 1994; a member of the RSVP. Mr. Murabito enjoyed riding his Harley since 1974. He was a former member of the Dante Alieghieri. He was the recipient of the Immaculata Ward from the Bishop; and he received the volunteer of the year award from the City of Oswego, St. Joseph’s Church, and RSVP. Mr. Murabito was predeceased by his wives Lena Murabito in 1974 and Elizabeth Brown Murabito in 1996. He is survived by his daughter Judi (Mike) Kenific of Oswego, sons John and David Murabito of Oswego, brother Angelo Murabito of Oswego, 10 grandchildren, four great grandchildren several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sibling Santo, Fred, Sam, Sally, Clara, and Grace. Funeral services will be conducted Friday 10:00 a.m. from the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, and 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego

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