Virginia Beach - Joseph Ilvento, 84, of Virginia Beach, passed away Wednesday July 3, 2013.
He was born to the late Nicholas and Felicia Ilvento, Brooklyn, NY.
Joseph served his country as a United States Marine for twenty-four and a half years, retiring with the rank of Sergeant Major. He was a veteran of the World War II
, Korea and Vietnam War
Joseph lived his retirement with his wife Joann, moving between Virginia, Florida, and New York so they could always be close to family. He will be remembered as a loving, devoted husband and a giving, ever-present father and grandfather.
Joseph is survived by eight children: Joseph Ilvento, Christine Grosé, Nicholas Ilvento, Michael Ilvento, David Ilvento, John Ahlert, Michael Ahlert, and Michelle DeFabrizio. He is also survived by twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren along with many other loving family members.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at Spring Branch Community Church Great Neck Rd. Condolences may be made at www.hollomon-brown.com