Joseph Gregory Fullan|
3/12/23 - 3/27/14
Resident of Sunnyvale
Joseph Gregory Fullan passed away peacefully on the morning of March 27th following a short illness. Joseph will truly be missed by his family and many friends.
Born in Brooklyn, New York he developed his love of aviation working as a mechanic for the flying service at Roosevelt Field on Long Island. He joined the U.S. Army Air Corps at the beginning of World War II and served with the 20th Air Force stationed on Tinian Island. After the war he became involved in the early East Coast racing scene building and racing sprint cars.
Joe moved his family to California in 1959 working with the Marvel Oil Company. He went to work for the Santa Clara Valley Water District in 1962. While at the Water District he earned his private pilots license and shared his love of flying with family and friends long after his retirement in 1982. Joe was a proud member of Ye Anciente and Secret Order of Quiet Birdmen.
Joseph is survived by his loving wife Phyllis, Patrick & Janis Fullan, step-son Jim Flot and grandchildren Ryan and Anna Flot.
A private service is being planned for family and friends.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Apr. 8, 2014