JOSEPH B. VERDI age 92, beloved husband for 71 years of Josephine (nee Kozel); loving father of Joseph R. (wife Patricia) and Thomas (wife Margaret); devoted grandfather of Kathleen Impullitti (husband Nicholas), Daniel (wife April), Brian, Jane, Michael (wife Kara), James (wife Cassandra), Katherine (fiancé Peter DeCapua) and great-grandfather of 8; cherished son of the late Louis and Rose (nee Antenucci); dearest brother of Marie Cimorell and the late Sylvio, Mario, Louis and Donald; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. WW II U.S. Army Veteran.
Joseph B. Verdi was born in Ashtabula, OH on October 6, 1926 and passed away April 7, 2019. He lived in Highland Heights since 1965 and formerly Cleveland. Joseph was a member of St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church. He actually helped build the church with fundraising and was a usher. Joseph belonged to AMLA and KSKJ. He was an electrician and worked as the plant engineer for Pierre’s Ice Cream Company for 40 years. Joseph enjoyed working on cars, bowling and watching the Indians and Browns games. He found joy in his work and polka music. Joseph was a jack of all trades. He will be remembered as a giving, generous and selfless man that was dedicated to his wife and family. Joseph was quiet, witty, faithful and reserved. He loved to tell stories. Joseph will be greatly missed.
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