In Memory of




Obituary for Joseph J. DePinto

They say true character is shown when life throws you a challenge. In those tough challenges, it will be hard to find a more gracious, kind, admirable and determined person than Joe DePinto. Our Superman Joe has overcome more obstacles than several people in a lifetime. With each hurdle, we’ve been more thankful, more inspired, stronger in faith and more appreciative of every single moment.

It is with great sadness that on May 5th 2022, Joe DePinto, 78, has been called to heaven.

Joe DePinto is proceeded in death by his parents, Joseph DePinto, Antoinette Donatelli DePinto & his brother Dominick DePinto. He was born in Youngstown Ohio, lived in New Bedford, Pennsylvania & attended New Wilmington High School.

After marrying his wife, Helen Dando DePinto, they resided in Edinburg, Pennsylvania with their two daughters.Joe had many friends working as a plant operator at Penn Power in West Pittsburg.
He loved traveling and had visited 50 states. His favorite was visiting his daughters & son in laws in Florida and Virgina to see his grandkids. You could catch him watching the Steelers Games, a New Wilmington Football game or a NASCAR race. He loved a card game with friends, a good puzzle and working on his antique cars.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Dando DePinto, his daughters, Lori DePinto Sainato (Adam Sainato) and Kelly DePinto Hess (Zachary Hess), his siblings Janet Fabry(Mike), Marietta Ciavarella (Lou), Paula Sherrod(Mark) and Danny DePinto and his greatest joy, grandkids Isabelle and Anderson. He was a loving husband, a kind father and wonderful friend to all.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2022 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at The Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory 3000 Wilmington Rd. followed by a Blessing Service at 1:00pm at the funeral home conducted by Rev. Richard P. Kinney.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation, in Joe’s Honor, to the Shadyside Family House, which is very dear to the family. Please mail donations to Shadyside Family House 5245 Centre Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15232 or by visiting their website at Online condolences may be offered to the family at

As Joe always said, See you later.