Joseph "Joe" M. Cacciatore, 86, a 23-year resident of Annapolis, died May 23 at Anne Arundel Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Born January 6, 1927 in Swoyersville, PA, he served in the U.S. Army in Germany during World War II. After the war, Joe graduated from Kings College, in Wilkes Barre, PA, in 1951. Joe was employed as an executive secretary with the D.C. Board of Condemnation. He was a member of the Catholic War Veterans, Knights of Columbus, Mt. Calvary Church Holy Name Society, Sons of Italy in Annapolis and was an honorable member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Joe enjoyed bowling, swimming, going to the beach, gardening and yard work and spending time with his grandchildren. Joe is survived by his wife of 60-years, Ann Cacciatore; son, Paul (Ann) Cacciatore; two daughters, Kathy (Peter) Novak and Mary Kay (Steve) DeGeorge; and eight grandchildren, Michael, Ann Marie and Kate Novak and Nick, Nina, Lauren, Anna and Meghan DeGeorge. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m., Monday, May 27, at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 620 N Bestgate Road,Annapolis. A graveside service will be held 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, May 29 at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 4200 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017. An online guestbook is available at www.kalasfuneralhomes.com
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George P. Kalas Funeral Home, P.A.
2973 Solomons Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037
Published in The Capital on May 26, 2013