Services will be held Thursday August 2 for radio legend Joe “Butterball” Tamburro.
Tamburro died July 27, 2012. He was 70.
A cause of death was not given, however he had been battling complications stemming from diabetes and heart disease.
Tamburro was a WDAS disc jockey whose career spanned almost 50 years. His career at WDAS dates back to 1964 when he joined the station as an advertising salesman.
He is survived his wife Cynthia, five children and five grandchildren.
The funeral and holy Mass will be held at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 1723 Race St.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made in his name to the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Rd. Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, Pa. 19004.