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Joseph B. Verdi

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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  1. Joe &Patty and entire family. So sorry to hear of your loss!! Love, Doug Joherl

  2. Joseph P Staresinic

    I am very sorry to hear about the passing of my old army buddy Joe. My deepest sympathy,
    “Chick” Staresinic

  3. Steve and Allison Jerome

    Sorry for your loss! Love you guys

  4. Josephine, Joey and Thomas,…… So sorry to hear about your Dad. I have to many memories about you all, to put here. But there is one thing I can say…….Joe and Josephine Verdi ( and your two, as well) were the nicest people attached to all those old family get togethers at Betty Kaletta’s house/basement.
    I will hold you all in my heart of prayer,
    Steve Werner

  5. We are sorry for your family loss. May you draw comfort from God as he help you to cope with the loss of a wonderful person. With caring thoughts

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