Decorated WWII Pa. veteran celebrates 104th birthday

FOLCROFT, Pa. – A World War II veteran from Delaware County celebrated his 104th birthday.


Joseph Passaretti, a decorated World War II US Army veteran met with family, friends and Folcroft city officials Friday at his beloved Folcroft Diner to celebrate his 104th birthday.


He was greeted with a cake and the crowd sang happy birthday to him.

Mr. Passaretti is in good health, his family says, and frequents the diner once a week with friends for breakfast.


His family also says he is very proud of his military service and still wears his uniform for special occasions.

“I was in the Army, the 36th Infantry Division,” Mr. Passaretti said. “We went all the way into Africa. And, then we went to France and Italy. And, finally into Germany. And, we won the war.”


Related Posts

Farm Kid Writes Home After Joining The Marines. This Is Priceless.

A young farm kid wrote home after joining the marines with this hilarious letter. A version of this has been floating around the web for a while,…

Will Smith’s Wife Says That It’s Difficult For Her To Have Sex With Him Anymore

Will Smith has been married to Jada Pinkett Smith for decades. However, their marriage has gone through some changes in recent years. Most notably, Will Smith went…

Wife Sets Husband On Fire After She Finds Out What He Did To Her 7-Year-Old Daughter

It’s a scene that you would expect to see in a horror movie, but it was all too real for Vincent Phillips. On the night of July…

Marine Dies Alone, Nobody Claims Body, Bikers Give Respectful Goodbye

Robert Krause, who served as a Marine, died homeless and alone. Sadly, no family claimed his body. That’s when “biker veterans” rolled into town to ensure he…

‘Dukes Of Hazzard’ Star John Schneider Announces Death of Wife: She’s ‘Pain Free, Living in Her New Body Alongside Jesus’

Actor John Schneider, star of the 1980s hit series Dukes Of Hazzard, has announced that his wife, Alicia, has died. She was 53. It was previously reported…

This young man raised almost $190,000 so that the old Walmart employee could retire and not go hungry. Well done guy!

This young man raised almost $190,000 so that the old Walmart employee could retire and not go hungry. Well done guy! A TikToker raised $186,000 for an…