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Joseph A. Yannerella Sr.

Joseph A. Yannerella Sr., 76, of St. Petersburg, Florida was born on May 17, 1943 in Youngstown, Ohio to Alfred and Virginia (Pagley) Yannerella. Joseph passed away at the Hospice Center-Mid Pinellas Care Center in Pinellas Park, FL on July 12, 2019.

Joseph was a former policeman and a retired nurse in the health care industry.  He was a member of the VFW in Madeira Beach, Florida, a Catholic and a United States Marine Corps Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era.  During his time with the Marine Corps, Joseph served as a steward/cook and was qualified as a Marksman, Rifle Cal. 7.62 mm and M-14.  He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal for his four years of service with the Marine Corps being discharged from Paris Island USMC Base in South Carolina.

Joseph is survived by his loving family: his wife, Lynn Yannerella of St. Petersburg, Florida; three sons; Joseph Yannerella of Parma, Ohio, Louis Yannerella of Youngstown, Ohio and Anthony Yannerella of Youngstown, Ohio; four daughters; Kiera Barwiler of Youngstown, Ohio, Donea Yannerella of Youngstown, Ohio, Paula Sopovich of Youngstown, Ohio and Deanna Kupec of Youngstown, Ohio; a brother, Alfred Yannerella of Cincinnati, Ohio; two sisters:  Gloria Socciarelli of Ocala, Florida and Phyllis Ianazone of Columbus, Ohio and thirteen grandchildren.

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  • Dina Walsh says:

    Lynn! I am so sorry to hear this news! I have great memories of him. Prayers to you and the entire family🙏🏻💙

  • Dr. Linda Lucarell Miller says:

    to Lynn, Donae, Kiera and all of Joe’s children and grandchildren: Please know that you are in our prayers at this time of loss. Joe was such a kind man. I knew his mom at the lake with Aunt Daye Galida…I will keep all of you in my prayers. Linda

  • Georgia Belcher says:

    So very sorry to hear this news. May God keep you in his arms and comfort you. Sympathies to you and your family


  • Carolyn Graff says:

    Please accept my sympathy on the passing of
    Your loved one. Love to all the family.

  • Phyllis Schwarten says:

    So sorry to here the news of Joe’s passing. My prayer are sent for and your family. May he rest in peace and God’s love

  • David Yeager Sr. says:

    So sorry to hear of Joe,s passing , I knew Joe and grew up with Alfred , my condolences to you and the family , May God bless you and the family ,may Joe spend eternity with Jesus Christ Amen.

  • Anthony says:

    We only knew each other for a short time but grandpa you will be missed very much fly high old man i love you

  • Mike and Geri Socciarelli says:

    To Gloria, Al, Pat, and your families:
    Our hearts are with you during this sad time. Sending our love and condolences.
    Mike & Geri

  • Shelly Socciarelli says:

    Lynn, I’m so sorry to hear about Uncle Joe. May he rest in peace with Grandma Jean and Grandpa Al. You and the girls are in my prayers.

    Love, Shelly