Joseph Saeva, 76, Citrus Hills, Hernando, died Tuesday, December 23, 2008, at Hospice of Citrus County Hospice House in Lecanto under the care of his loving family. A native of Albion, NY, he was born June 28, 1932, to the late John and Millie Saeva, and came to this area in 2000 from Melbourne, FL. Joe served our country in the United States Navy during the Korean conflict, serving from 1951 to '54. He was employed as a salesman for 3M Company in the photo processing division for 34 years. Joe loved golfing and enjoyed playing with the B.G.A. - the Bad Golfer's Association. He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed watching football (especially the Dolphins.) He was known in his family as a "man who could fix anything." His survivors include his wife of 56 years, Norma Saeva, Hernando; his son John and wife Melanie Saeva, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, his daughter Deborah and her husband John Trudel, Lighthouse Point, FL and two sisters Mae and her husband John Penna, Holley, NY and Ann Marie and her husband Frank Pellegrino, Albion, NY, five grandchildren Tara and her husband Jamie Cramer, Heather and her husband Antonio Scavazzon, Tammy and her husband Rob Schachel, John Daniel Trudel, Joe Grant Saeva and two great-grandchildren, Madeline and A.J. Private cremation arrangements under the care of the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness. Memorial donations in Joe's memory are requested to Hospice of Citrus County Hospice House, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, FL 34461 in lieu of flowers.
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Published in Citrus County Chronicle from Dec. 25 to Dec. 30, 2008