John J. Carpinelli, priest’s brother, dies

John J. Carpinelli, 80, brother of retired Father Vincent G. Carpinelli, died May 7.
A graduate of LaSalle College, Jack was a salesman with Nestle Foods and General Mills retiring in 2010. He enjoyed reading, playing cards, familyvacations at the shore, golfing as well as all sports.
Mr. Carpinelli was the husband of 55 years to Catherine J. (nee Bell). He is the father of Karen (Jeffrey) Dodd, Moira (John) Carpinelli, John J. (Tina) Carpinelli, III and Aimee (Jim) Carpinelli. He is the grandfather of Jeffrey Jr., Michael, Vincent, Nicholas and Frankie. In addition to Father Carpinelli, he is also survived by his brother Francis (Cecelia) Carpinelli; his sister, Mary Carpinelli and his brother-in-law, Samuel C. (Gail) Bell, Sr.
A funeral Mass was celebrated May 12 at St. Rose of Lima Church, Haddon Heights. Donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at

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