Joseph Scarfuto
Joseph Scarfuto

Obituary of Joseph Scarfuto

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Joseph Scarfuto, a cherished soul who peacefully entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at the remarkable age of 100. Joseph was born on February 9, 1923, in the heart of Brooklyn, New York, to the late Dominico and Carolina (Daria) Scarfuto.


Joseph, a brave and honorable man, served his country during World War II as a member of the Army. Following his military service, he dedicated his working years as a Longshoreman, contributing to the vibrant life of the bustling Brooklyn waterfront.


He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy Scarfuto, and together they built a legacy of love and family. Joseph's memory will forever live on in the hearts of his devoted children: Joseph Scarfuto (Eileen), Nancy Krasnor (the late Jeff Krasnor), Carol Tsigourakos (Lefty), Patricia Roca (Dom), and Billy Scarfuto (Lizette).


Joseph leaves behind a profound legacy as a cherished grandfather to Laura (Walter), Christine (Rob), Anthony (Anita), Karen, Joseph (Alana), Jessica, Michael, Miranda, Kimberly, Julie, and William. Additionally, he is remembered as a dear great-grandfather to Lyla, Bryce, Caeley, Ryder, Nancy, Annie, Gabriella, AJ, Archie, and Leo.


Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Marine Park Funeral Home, 3024 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, NY, on Friday, November 24, from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 25, at 9:30 AM at Our Lady Help of Christians R.C. Church, 1315 East 28th Street, Brooklyn.

Following the service, Joseph will find his final resting place in St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens.


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As we bid farewell to Joseph Scarfuto, let us remember the richness of his life, the love he shared, and the indelible mark he leaves on the hearts of all who were privileged to know him. May he rest in eternal peace.


Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, November 24, 2023
Marine Park Funeral Home, Inc.
3024 Quentin Road
Brooklyn, New York, United States


9:30 am
Saturday, November 25, 2023
Our Lady Help Of Christians R.C. Church
1315 East 28th Street
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

St. John's Cemetery
80-01 Metropolitan Avenue
Middle Village, New York, United States
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