Joseph Jack Sgroi of St. Louis, Missouri was born on Saturday, August 16, 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri to Angelo and Maria Camerata Sgroi and passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at the age of 89 years, 10 months and 11 days.
He served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He married Rita Jane Bamert on September 18, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri.
He worked as a meat cutter for 50 years and had worked at Schnucks, Jonathan Foods, Target and Desalvo’s. He was also part of the Local Meat Cutters Union #88.
Joseph enjoyed the outdoors, whether it was gardening, fishing, rabbit hunting or bird hunting.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Angelo and Maria Sgroi; wife, Rita Jane Sgroi; son, Vincent Sgroi; brothers, Jim Sgroi, and Tony (Antoinette) Sgroi; sister, Mary Lou (Jack) Gaffney; brothers-in-law, Gene Bamert, Joe Bamert, Rich Bamert, and Bud Kellems, Ed Moore, Al (Jean) Bamert and John Bliele; and sisters-in-law, Theresa Moore, Pat (Cliff) Georgen, Rose Amato, Carol Bamert, Mary Bamert and Florence Bamert.
He is survived by his children, Angelo (Lisa) Sgroi of Salem, Missouri, Anthony Sgroi of Belle, Missouri, Joseph Jr. (Lynne) Sgroi of Owensville, Missouri and Cynthia Oliver of St. Charles, Missouri; sister, Pat Bliele of Arapaho, Colorado; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Cyril (Catherine) Bamert of Defiance, Missouri, Charles Bamert, Art (Judy) Bamert and Johnny Bamert, all of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, Jerry Bamert of St. Peters, Missouri, Dee Bambert, Fran Kellems, Yavonne Bamert and Ed Moore, all of St. Louis, Missouri, Tommy Bamert of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri and Frank Amato of Brooklyn, New York; 12 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 9:30-11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with Father Dan Lueckenotte officiating.
Burial was at the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Cuba, Missouri with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
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