Joseph Mark Tassell passed away unexpectedly while working on a Alaska Marine Highway ferry September 13, 2013 at age 51. He will be greatly missed by his only living brother, Patrick Tassell, Aunt Dorothy St Clair, cousins Tina St. Clair, Eddie Ezrre, Lizandro Ezrre, Alma Hunt, Ashley Hunt, Dolores Healey, Rosita Myer, Dusty Rhodes, Sierra Ezrre and other family members. He was born July 10, 1962 in Hawthorne, CA and happily returned to the land of his ancestors, including his namesake, Grandfather Joseph Tassell Sr., Great Grandfather Thomas Alexander Tassell. We pray he is happy in paradise reunited with his beloved brother Douglas Wayne Tassell, father Patrick Tassel, mother Frances Elizabeth Tassell, Uncle Peter Tassell, cousin Jeff Campbell, Aunt Marion Ezrre, Aunt Margaret Campbell and Great Aunt Louise Rhodes.
A memorial service will be announced at a later time.
Published in The Juneau Empire on Oct. 3, 2013