Joseph A. Gore, 54, of Swansea, Ill., born Jan. 26, 1962, in Pontiac, Mich., died Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Mr. Gore was a licensed stationary engineer at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Ill. He loved the outdoors, including fishing, deer hunting, gardening and camping.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Alford M. Jr., and Rosemarie, nee Schaffner, Gore; his maternal grandparents, James P. and Dorothy Schaffner; and his paternal grandparents, Alford Sr. and Helen Gore.
Surviving are his wife, Beth, nee Wade, Gore; a daughter, Jessica Gore; two brothers, Jim (Cathy) Gore and Alford "Bud" (Sandy) Gore; a sister, Ann (Brian) Denen; his "Aunt Sis", Winnie (Joe) Kennedy; many other aunts and uncles; nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, August 7, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, August 7, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill., with Rev. Harry Birlew officiating.
GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 4, 2016