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Funeral Arrangements Set for Radio Legend Joe – “Butterball” Tamburro”

Joe Butterball Tamburro, artdive.com( “Butterball” Tamburro sketch by Kev Ross)

, July 30, ““ Media+Entertainment in Philadelphia announced today that funeral arrangements have been confirmed for WDAS Radio Legend  Joseph “Butterball” Tamburro, who died Friday at the age of 70.   Funeral Mass will be conducted at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul at 1723 Race in Philadelphia on Thursday August 2, 2012 starting at 10:00 .   In lieu of flowers the Tamburro family is requesting that donations be made in his name to the American Diabetes Association (150 Monument Rd.  Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.)    WDAS FM devoted the weekend to remembering the broadcasting and civil rights icon with everyone from devoted to recording who got their start from Butter to national figures such as the Reverend Al Sharpton calling in to the radio station.

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