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Joseph M Rago

January 15, 1957 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Joseph Rago Obituary

 

Joseph Michael Rago, born on January 15, 1957, left this world on December 4, 2023, at the age of 66. Joey was a cherished brother to Andrea O'Donnell, Michael (Lynn) Rago, Elena (Tom) Lupinetti, as well as Karen (Don) McElhaney. Beloved by his nieces and nephews, his family was a source of joy and strength throughout his life.

A devoted sports enthusiast, especially for Pitt football and Liverpool soccer, Joseph brought infectious passion to every aspect of his life. With a career dedicated to the Allegheny County Family Court System, he positively impacted the lives of many before retiring to Port Charlotte, Florida.

In his retirement, Joseph found joy in simple pleasures—a cigar while fishing in the canal, enjoying your company during a round of golf or his unconditional love for Precious and Stella, his canine companions. And we all found joy being with Joey. Renowned for having the best laugh, his infectious humor warmed every room. With a truly kind soul, he touched the lives of those around him, leaving an indelible mark.

As we bid farewell, let's remember the laughter, kindness, and love he freely shared. Joseph Rago's absence will be felt, but his spirit lives on in the hearts of those touched by his warmth. May he rest in peace, surrounded by the echoes of the simple joys that defined his beautiful life.

Family and Friends will gather at Paul Henney Cremation & Funeral Tributes Inc, Bethel Park, on Sunday, December 17, 2023, from 1-3 pm and from 5-8pm. Monday, December 18, 2023, friends will also be received from 9-9:30 am, followed by a Mass at St. Valentine - Our Lady of Hope Parish at 10:00 am.  In lieu of flowers donations in his memory can be made to JDRF, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
December 17, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Paul Henney Cremation & Funeral Tributes, Inc.
5570 Library Road
Bethel Park, PA 15102

Visitation
Sunday
December 17, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Paul Henney Cremation & Funeral Tributes, Inc.
5570 Library Road
Bethel Park, PA 15102

Visitation
Monday
December 18, 2023

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Paul Henney Cremation & Funeral Tributes, Inc.
5570 Library Road
Bethel Park, PA 15102

Funeral Mass
Monday
December 18, 2023

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Hope Parish/St Valentine Church

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