was born November 21, 1925 in Bayonne to parents Charles and Mary. Joe joined the Navy on September 1942 and earned the medals, American, Victory, Asiatic Pacific, and Philippine Liberation and ended his service honorably as an ARM2c in 1946. After the war Joe attended Oklahoma A&M (O.S.U.) where he met and married Sue Palmer from Tulsa. After Joe graduated with a B.S. in Physical Science, he moved his family to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia where he worked for ARAMCO as an engineer and later instructor. When Joe and family returned to the states, they made a home in Northeastern Ohio where Joe continued his skills as an instructor. On May 25, Joe lost a courageous battle with a brief illness.Joe was preceded in death by his mother Mary, father Charles and brother Rudolph. He leaves behind Sue and their three children; daughter Vicki, and her family, David, Margaret, Keegan, Margie, Gitanah, Scott, Asher; son Russell and his family, Carrie, Sarah, Brennah, Deirdra; son Joe Jr. and his family, Rosy, Vilma, Joseph Russell, Jon Paul. Funeral arrangements by MOORE Funeral Home, 2570 S. Harvard Ave., Tulsa, OK, 74114.