On December 9, 2013, following a struggle with diabetes and Parkinson's disease, Joe passed away at home.
Left to cherish his memory are his sisters, Rita (George) Shillaker, Audrey (Lyalle) Bauer, Val (Dave) Best; six nephews; one niece; his faithful companion, Mocha; as well as other relatives and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church, 9040 - 95 Avenue, Edmonton; with visitation one hour prior to Mass. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Donations in Joe's memory may be made to the Edmonton Humane Society, 13620 - 163 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5V 0B2.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on Dec. 14, 2013