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I always admired Uncle Joe for his easy going, fun loving, and warm caring ways. It was always a treat when Jim and I were growing up to visit with Uncle Joe, Aunt Liz and our cousins either in Sharon or in Chicago. Aunt Liz and Uncle Joe always were a classy couple who showed their love for each other, and shared that love, hospitality and caring with family. Kathryn and Ralph always enjoyed time spent with Joe and Liz.

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Posted by: Rose Ann Cataldi - Orange Park, FL - Niece   Nov 17, 2012

Uncle Joe was the greatest - I will always remember his sense of humor, warm hospitality and of course "the twinkle in his eye". Joe and (Aunt) Liz were always together traveling everywhere and visiting everyone. There are so many good memories I have of being with them - it was always a special time. As a kid growing up back home in the Shenango Valley my parents often took us to Chicago to visit the Joe & Liz, Gale,

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Posted by: Jim Berkon - Arlington, VA - nephew   Nov 16, 2012

Joe was always such a gentleman. He took care of Betty like she was the queen, when in the presence of others.Even though they were both aging and ailing he always put her first, just like the gentleman he was.His smile was infectious and just made you want to be his friend. You will be missed.

Posted by: georgeann skowronski - Chicago Heights, IL - neighbor   Nov 15, 2012

In 1984, my husband Bob and daughter Joanna traveled with me to the Mayo Clinic for a second scary medical opinion. Joe, a Sawhill colleague of Bob's, and Liz graciously welcomed us to stay overnight with them in Chicago Heights on our way to Minnesota. Our family has always been appreciative of their kindness.
Before my move from Hermitage to New Cumberland, Joe and Liz unexpectedly stopped by for a brief visit. Bob had already passed. It was obvious at that

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Posted by: Gayle Cranford - New Cumberland, PA - friend   Nov 12, 2012

Joe, we will certainly miss you, but will remember all the good times that we had with you and Betty.

Posted by: Faye Hunt    Nov 10, 2012