Passed away peacefully at the Woolcott Wing of the Niagara Health System, Welland Site with his loving family by his side on June 19th, 2019 in his 91st year.
Beloved husband of 63 years to Carmen. Joseph was born in Sinigallia, Ancona Italy. He immigrated to Canada in 1951 and settled in Welland. Dear brother of Dario (Aldina) of Italy. Dear brother-in-law of Dan Bologna (Barbara) and Dora (John) Cortellucci. Cherished Uncle of Mauro (Rita) Bocchini of Italy, David (Emer), Jamie (Faith), Susan (Martin) Sorensen, Kerrie Bologna, Stephen (Kattie) Cortellucci and Cristina (Robert) Ksiazek and survived by many grand nieces and nephews. Joseph was a longtime employee of Stelpipe Ltd. Welland and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Family and friends will be received at the PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill on Friday June 28th from 6-9 pm. The funeral service to honour Joseph’s life will take place at the funeral home on Saturday, June 29th beginning at 11:00 AM. Entombment will follow at Pleasantview Mausoleum. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Niagara Health System. Online condolences may be shared at www.pedlarfuneralhome.ca