Passed away at his home in Santa Rosa after a courageous nine year battle with cancer on Sunday, October 20, 2013. Loving husband for over 68 years of Eleanor P. Clardy, beloved son of the late David and Alice Clardy, loving father of Keith Clardy, and grandfather of Taylor and Connor Clardy. Also survived by his brother-in-law Robert and Verna Pianca and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. A native of South Carolina, age 90 years. Joe had been a service manager for over 45 years at several automobile dealerships. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II as a Navy Hospital Corpsman. Friends are invited to attend a Catholic Liturgy and Rosary on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 3 00 p.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. Entombment will follow on Monday at 11 00 a.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, CA. Memorial con-tributions may be made to
. Daniels Chapel of the Roses Funeral and Cremation Services 525-3730
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Daniels Chapel of the Roses
1225 Sonoma Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Published Online in the Press Democrat from Oct. 24 to Oct. 27, 2013