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Service: October 1, 2020 10:30 am

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Interment: October 1, 2020 11:30 am

Pinelawn Memorial Park
2030 Wellwood Avenue
FARMINGDALE, NY 11735


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  1. So very sorry to hear about Joe’s passing. I have some really great memories with and of Joe when we went to West Babylon Schools…Through the years we didn’t see each other very often, but when we did, it was like we never disconnected….Ginny, my heart goes out to you. As long as I’ve known you, it was always with Joe. May the Good Lord rest his soul and give you strength……..Joe, Thanks for the memories my friend, I’ll never forget you..

  2. candleDear Gin, I am so sorry, Joe was such a great guy and a good friend, and I will never forget the good times we all had together. I am hear for you Gin, always. Love you my friend, rest in piece Joe.

  3. candleA gentleman and wonderful neighbor. Rest easy Joe. We toasted you at Smiths Point and played some 50 tunes in your honor. Forever in our hearts.

  4. May the Lord give You and your Family strength in this time of sorrow;
    May “Joe” RIP alongside the love ones who welcome him into the Lords Paradise. God Bless

  5. We are so very saddened by Joe’s passing. He was indeed a great guy, and we have many fond memories of occasions when we were together; holidays, Union picnics, trips to Atlantic City and Villa Roma, and informal family gatherings. Although we know that God has made a place for you in heaven; we’ll miss you.

  6. Remembering your SMILE, your LAUGH, your GENTLE HUGS & SUPPORT “ALWAYS”! You were a dear and treasured friend to both Howard and I for so many years and we will miss you more than words can say!!! Until YOU, GINNY, HOWARD and I meet again, know you were LOVED❤️ LOVE NEVER DIES🙏

  7. May the Lord give You and your Family strength in this time of sorrow.
    May “Joe” RIP as he is welcomed into the Lords paradise by his loved ones.
    God Bless

  8. Ginny & Ria,
    We’re so sorry about Joe and want to send our deepest condolences. Joe was a great guy and I’ll never forget all the good times we all had together when we were young and at our West Babylon High School reunions! May he rest in peace and may you find comfort in your memories of Joe.
    Paul & Maureen DiRienzo

  9. Joe
    You will be missed, may you Rest In Peace and be with all those who have gone before us.
    ❤️
    MaryAnn & Brian

  10. We want to send our deepest condolences to you Ginny. Joe always made us laugh and we will always cherish our memories of our times spent together camping on Long Island and Otter Lake. We will never forget our boating trip to Lake George with you and Joe. He was a great guy and we will miss him. RIP Joe. Love Chris and Sue

  11. Rest in peace brother-in-law. You were the best! We shared so many good times over the 50 yrs. I will cherish all of them forever.

  12. I love you JoJo and I’m gonna miss you so much. Thank you for the many
    Years of wonderful memories. You were a huge part of our family and you will be missed tremendously. 💔💔💔

  13. memories of you and your Mom together laughing will always remain with me. I will continue
    to keep your family in my heart.

  14. Ria, we are so sorry for the loss of your beloved brother, Joe. We only had the opportunity to meet him once but know he will always be in your heart and in the heart of those who knew and loved him.

  15. Jim and I can not express how much Joe meant to us over the years. We will remember Joe in so many positive ways-with a big smile, a great sense of humor, and always great with a story. Although he will be gone from our phone calls, visits, and sight, he will never be gone from our hearts. We can’t put into words how much he will be missed in our lives. May Joe Rest In Peace. Our deepest condolences.

  16. candleTo my dearest and oldest cousin who will be always be remembered for the joy and laugher you gave us. The stories you told about our family every time we were together gave us the connections of being a Sannasardo. Give all of our angels a hug and kiss for us. You will always a Joe Joe to me, love you cuz.

  17. Ria, we are so sorry for the loss of your beloved brother, Joe. We only had the opportunity to meet him one time but know he will always be in your heart and in the hearts of those who knew and loved him. You and loved ones are in our thoughts and prayers. Joe is watching over you now. Rest in peace, Joe.

  18. We love you & Joe so much. Billy will miss all their conversations reminiscing about all the fun they had together.

  19. George and Betty Boyd
    Ginny we love you!
    I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. Our memories of Joe and our times together we will cherish forever.

  20. Betty and George Boyd
    I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. Joe memory will be cherished.

  21. I will always remember getting together and telling stories of cars, boats, and motor homes. Not to mention a Martini or 2

  22. Although I never met Joe in person, knowing of him from you Ria, as his sister, makes his passing so very sad. May he rest in peace and he will be another guardian angel to watch over you and your family.

  23. Ken and I will miss your smile and your kind and gentle ways. We are so happy that we got together to go to dinner at the “New York Style Deli” those many years ago. That first dinner out led to many years of fun times and much joy. Theater shows, Boomtown days, Yankee spring training games and so much more. We will miss just sitting and talking with you. You are gone from us, but you will never be forgotten.
    Rest in Peace dear friend.

  24. candleI have so many fond memories of you and Ginny. So many good times and laughs from years ago. Camping, birthdays, holidays, etc. Rest well, Joe. My condolences to Ginny and your family.

    Kathy Matherly

  25. Although I never met Joe in person, knowing him through your eyes Ria, it is a great honor to pay my respects today. Seated in heaven now, he will watch over you and his beloved family forever more. Paradise at last & eternal life has brought his suffering here on earth to a merciful end.

  26. Rest in peace I will always remember you and the times ria and I shared with you fond memories always in my prayers

  27. Ria,
    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. He is at peace and watching over you and your family. You know we are here if you need anything. Love ya.

  28. We love and miss you Joe. Rest in peace in your new and everlasting Home in Heaven with the Lord Our God and reunited with all your loved ones waiting for you. May you watch over Ginny, your loving and dear wife here on Earth until she completes her journey here and rejoins you when God calls upon her. Also watch over your sister Ria and all your family and friends here on Earth. Love conquers all and is everlasting.

  29. My dearest Uncle Joe ur favorite niece, as u would say and I would say I’m ur only niece;)lol May u rest in piece n watch over me!!! Until the day I meet u in heaven n be happy together xoxoxo For now I’ll watch over Aunt Ginny n still capturing more memories love u forever in my heart ❤️ Melissa xoxo

  30. Ginny, we are so sorry for your loss. It was a privilege to llhave known Joe. He was such a great guy.
    He maybe gone but not forgotten

  31. We extend our deepest sympathies to you Ginny. May the soul of your husband and best friend be at peace in the arms of our Heavenly Father.

  32. To my dear brother in law Joe,

    I will always be thankful that you gave Tony and I a special start in our lives together. Thank you for being a great Godfather to our son Anthony. The three of us will treasure the memories of family fun times together in our hearts. Your resting in peace now.

  33. candleJoe, you were always a great family man. Thanks for many great memories. You will be missed by all..

  34. Joe,
    We miss you so much. We have been looking back and thinking about all the times we spent. We realize how much fun we had. We will be there for Ginny now and in the future. And nobody makes a martini like you.

  35. Although our lives took different paths after H.S. I have always had a special place in my heart for you Joe–may you rest in peace–Ray

  36. Although our lives took different paths after H.S. I have always had a special place in my heart for you Joe–May you rest in peace–Ray

  37. Just finished listening to the service. It was beautiful & touching. Just like Joe & Jenny’s Spirit.

  38. hi Ginny, Joe a gentleman, kind, caring, nice to talk to man, who will never be forgotten. very sorry for your loss.

  39. dearest Ginny

    So sorry to hear about Joe’s passing. Joe was a kind, caring, gentleman. It was a pleasure to know him.

  40. IT IS NOW 15 DAYS SINCE I LOST U! I AM SO LOST WITH OUT U MY LOVE! i KNOW U NOT LIKE IT WHEN I CRY BUT I CAN NOT HELP IT I MISS U MORE THEN U WILL EVER KNOW? I KEEP LOOKING FOR SIGNS FROM U THAT U ARE NO LONGER IN PN AND U ARE AT PEACE? I WILL FOREVER KEEP U IN MY HEART AS LONG AS I LIVE EVEN THOUGH MY HEART IS ONLY HALF! I FIND THE NIGHTS AND MORNINGS ARE MY WORST KNOWING U NOT HERE WITH ME! U WERE THE LOVE OF MY LIFE MISS U DEARLY! GINNY

  41. candleWhen I think of Joe, I can’t help but remember his great sense of humor! He touched a lot of lives and will always be in our hearts. Remember to pray for Ginny and send her love, because, while we have lost a good friend…she has lost the love of her life.
    Until we meet again.

  42. candleIT IS NOW 20 DAYS WITHOUT YOU! I MISS YOU WITH ALL MY HEART! TALK TO YOU EVERY DAY ONLY WISH YOU WERE HERE TO ANSWER ME ?

  43. Bye Joe, I’ll miss you but I’ll see you soon. Ginny, you hang in there and if you need help with anything just get in touch with me. Bye.

  44. Hi Joe. Wish this never happened to You and Ginny. Ginny you hang in there and get in touch if you need anything,

  45. Joe will be missed very much. We will miss his smiling face here in Spruce Creek. Ginny our prayers are with you and your family.
    Dolores and Bill

  46. DAY10/28/20 TODAY WENT TO OUR LADY OF GRACE CHURCH FOR A MASS IN YOUR HONOR WHERE WE WERE MARRIED 52 YEARS AGO! MARYANN BRIAN STEVE SANTA PAULA ROSETTE DONNA JOANN DEB JUNE MELISSA ATTENDED! SORRY I CRIED BUT IT WAS SO WONDERFUL THE PRIEST DID A GREAT JOB? EVERY ONE MISSES YOU! WE THEN ALL WENT OT BREAKFAST AND THAT WAS SO NICE I TALK TO U EVERY DAY AND NIGHT JUST WISH U ANSWER ME LOVE U ALWAYS GINNY

  47. candleHI U LOVE OF MY LIFE! MISS U SO VERY MUCH! IT IS GETTING HARDER AND HARDER EVERY DAY WITH OUT U! PLEASE SEND ME A SIGN OR SOME THING SO I KNOW U OK? HOPE SABBATH THERE WITH U? HE LOVED U SO MUCH! MEXO

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