Mr. Alfonso "Al" DeFilippis

July 20, 1933 ~ July 27, 2020 (age 87)


Mr. Alfonso "Al" DeFilippis, 87, of Lehighton, passed into eternal rest on Monday, July 27th at The Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Janet (Humphries) DeFilippis. They were married for 49 years last September, 2019.Born in Soveria Mannelli Italy on Thursday July 20, 1933, he was a son of the late Pasquale & Ernestina (D'Elia) DeFilippis. Prior to his retirement, he was employed at Boscov's Department Stores as a tailor. He previously worked in the same capacity at his uncles tailor shop in Shenandoah, Pa. and later for The Bright's Department Store, Lehighton. Al was member of Ss. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, Lehighton and formerly held memberships with the Lehighton Lions Club & The Lehighton Elks Fraternity. Surviving in addition to his wife are 2 sons, Pasquale J."Pat" & his wife Christine, of Merion Station, Pa., David M. & his wife Helen of Bellefonte, Pa. 2 brothers, Peter DeFilippis of Mahanoy City, Pa., Attilio DeFilippis of Tucson Arizona, a grandson, Nico DeFilippis, nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Michael DeFilippis. Funeral Services & Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment in the GAR Cemetery, Summit Hill, Pa. Memorial Contributions in his honor may be made to The American Heart Association,1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd. #700, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103. Online condolences can be offered at

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