Loya, Joseph M., Sr..
Joe Loya, 86, Carpenter and Builder, passed away at his home in Bethel, CT on Saturday, March 15th 2014.
Joe was born in Danbury CT in 1927. He married his teenage sweetheart Bernadine (Deanie) LaCava in 1947 and soon after, they moved to Bethel where he built houses and they built a family.
After Deanie passed away in 2001, Joe's work as Dad, Grandfather and family caretaker continued until his death.
Joe will be missed by his sons Joe Jr. and his wife Lynn, Mike and his wife Eileen, and his daughter Jane Ryan. He had seven grandchildren who loved him dearly and learned so much from him; Ryan, Katie, Rebecca, Amy, Meghan, Amanda and Ben.
A Mass of Remembrance will be held in June at a date to be announced.
The family requests memorial contributions be made in his honor to: St. Mary School, 24 Dodgingtown Rd, Bethel, CT 06801