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Emanuele “Poncho” Addesa, 76, of Harpers Ferry, WV passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Shenandoah Center in Charles Town, WV.

Born July 12, 1944 in Trevico, Italy, he was the son of the late Rocco Addesa and Genoveffa Tanga.

He was a member of Millville Pentecostal Church.

Poncho never met a stranger. He loved to evangelize, and never left even a casual conservation without letting you know he loved Jesus. He loved his wife and children and was a mighty prayer warrior.

He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Virginia Hardy Addesa, at home; three daughters, Tina Marie Barrett and husband, Calvin, III; Linda Sue Mobley and Alicia Lynn Longerbeam and husband, Rick; two sons, Rocco James Addesa and Jason Martin Addesa and wife, Valerie; 18 grandchildren, Christina, Addesa, Shane, Mercedes, Ariel, Joshua, John, Matthew, Brian, Jesse, Nathaniel, Michael, R.J., Tyler, Gage, Kylee, Talynn, Cason and many great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV with Rev. Paul Markee officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens in Martinsburg, WV.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6-8 p.m.

Condolences may be expressed at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com.  

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