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Services Wednesday for Joseph S. Filippini

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Joseph S. "Joe" Filippini, age 62 of Westville, IN, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, due to a tragic motorcycle accident.

He was born on July 21, 1954 in Chicago, IL, to Victor and June (Hughes) Filippini.

He is survived by his children, Frank Filippini of Chicago, IL, Scott Filippini of Chesterton, IN, Victoria (Brett) Knueven of Rockford, IL, and Ariana Filippini of Chesterton, IN; brothers, Victor (Marlo Del Percio) Filippini, Michael (Jackie) Filippini and Matthew Filippini and sisters, Lorna Filippini and Mary Jo Filippini.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Colette.

Joe loved his family and put others first. He always had a good story to tell and could make anyone smile. He was a jack of all trades, master of many and would help anyone in need.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor Scott Jones officiating.

Visitation will take on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. until the time of service at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will be performed by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 9/26/2016




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