Joseph A. D’Elia Obituary, Death – Joseph A. D’Elia, also known as “Joey Love” On Saturday, September 23rd, commencing at 11:00 a.m., family and friends are welcome to attend a Visitation for Joseph A. “Joey Love” D’Elia, who died suddenly on September 17th at the age of 53. The Visitation will take place at St. Leonard of Port Maurice Church, which is located at 320 Hanover St. in Boston’s North End.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial said at twelve o’clock noon. The funeral and burial will be held in private at a later time. He is the devoted son of Ralph D’Elia and Aurora (Capozzi), who passed away before him. Beloved brother of Darlene D’Elia of Boston’s North End, Sharon Verrocchi and her companion Joe of Revere, Ralph D’Elia and his wife Tracy of Revere, Laurie D’Elia and her lifetime partner Dominic of Boston’s North End, and Michael D’Elia and his partner Taylor of Boston’s North End.
Cherished brother of Sharon Verrocchi and her companion Joe of Revere. He is the much-loved uncle of Daniel D’Elia, Ralph, Aurora, and Nicholas Verrocchi, Taylor and Jordan D’Elia, Elena D’Elia, David Carroll, and Aurora Faye Keatley. Taylor and Jordan D’Elia are his niece and nephew, respectively. He is also survived by his stepmother Angela Guarino-D’Elia, who loved him very much.
Joey cherished the time he got to spend with his loved ones. His nieces and nephews were the most important people in the world to him, and he wished nothing more than for them to achieve their goals in life. He felt an overwhelming sense of pride for them. Joey was hilarious and delivered some of the finest one-liners you’ll ever hear. He was the kind of man who would put the needs of others ahead of his own at any time.