Joseph T. Locascio

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Joseph T. Locascio ULSTER PARK - Joseph T. Locascio 90, a 30 year resident of Ulster Park, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on April 21, 2014. Mr. Locascio worked for Schatz Federal Bearing Company in Poughkeepsie. For many years he helped run the Oddo House in Clintondale which was a family business. He also worked for IBM in Kingston, up until his retirement. He was a member of the Lions Club in Plattekill, American Legion in Highland and Port Ewen. Mr. Locascio was a World War II United States Air Force Veteran. He was honorably discharged. Born in New Paltz, on Jan. 12, 1924. He was the son of Joseph A. Locascio and Laura Brescia Locascio. On Oct. 12, 1947 at the Oddo House he married Marion Oddo. Mrs. Locascio survives at home in Ulster Park. Additional survivors include his daughter; Denise F. Watzka and her husband Ed of Port Ewen, his grandchildren; Jason Watzka of Port Ewen, Gina Watzka and her husband Michael of Madison Wis., his sisters; Virginia Oddo, Marion Santoro, his brothers; James and Frank Locascio and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Calling hours are Wednesday April 23rd from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Michael Torsone Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. 38 Main St. Highland, N.Y. 12528. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday April 24th 10 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church in Gardiner, N.Y. Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery in Gardiner. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, Tenn. 38105. For directions or to send an online condolence please visit our website at
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Torsone Memorial Funeral Home (Highland) - Highland
38 Main Street  Highland, NY 12528
(845) 691-2281
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Published in the Daily Freeman on Apr. 22, 2014
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