Joseph H. DeMarco 68 of Shelton, beloved husband of Eleanor Wasilewski DeMarco peacefully entered into eternal rest on Monday evening Dec. 3, 2012 at home surrounded by his family. Born in Derby, Ct. on Dec. 15, 1943 a son of the late Henry J. and Gertrude Granica DeMarco Joseph was a self employed artist and sculptor. Joe was very talented and dedicated to his chosen profession. He enjoyed expressing his feelings through his art and various sculptures. Many of his works adorn his property for his neighbors and friends to enjoy as well. Joe will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all who loved and knew him. Survivors besides his loving wife Eleanor include sons Joseph W.H. DeMarco of Bridgeport, Christopher DeMarco wife Cristi of Kingfield, Maine and Brett DeMarco wife Bree of Wenatcee, Washington. Sisters Gail Morano husband John, Dot DeMarco husband Patrick Salvati all of Shelton, Diane Fitzgerald husband John of Blue Hills, Maine. Grandsons Nicholas and Luke DeMarco. Joe is also survived by his stepchildren Dana, Michael and Kathy as well as close friends Stan and Suzanne Szerszen and many nieces and nephews. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will follow at a date to be announced at St. Joseph Church in Shelton. Compassionate Cremation and Funeral Service of Shelton has been entrusted with arrangements.