Joseph Piarulli

Obituary of Joseph M. Piarulli

Joseph M. Piarulli, 60, has returned to Our Lord. He was the dear son of Dorothy and Michael J. Piarulli, Sr. He was a most beloved brother to his siblings and their spouses. He was a treasured uncle of his many nieces and nephews. Joseph was a graduate of the Valley Forge Military Academy, and attended Rutgers University. He pursued a career in the hospitality industry. He managed the Hillside Motor Lodge, and owned and managed Bellmawr Lake for many years. After selling his business, he travelled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and China. He managed the Feather Nest Inn until his death. Joseph was well known for his affable personality, winning smile and heart-warming laugh. He was always willing to listen and provide a shoulder to lean on. He loved to encourage his nieces and nephews in their pursuits and was always ready to give advice. Family was very important to him and one of his greatest pleasures was spending time with them at dinners and celebrations. He leaves behind many loved ones and friends. He will be greatly missed and forever remembered. Public memorial services are not possible at this time. Joseph will be interred at Locustwood Memorial Park . Condolences can be posted on his Tribute Wall at, or mailed to Susan Piarulli, 4425 Starr Jordan Drive, Annandale, Virginia 22003. In lieu of flowers, please make a monetary donation in Joseph’s name to the Food Bank of South Jersey -- online at, or by check to “Food Bank of South Jersey ” at 1501 John Tipton Blvd., Pennsauken, N.J., 08110. (856-662-4884). Thank you and God bless you.
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