GLEN ROCK Joseph James Sanza, III, 62, died Sunday, November 11, 2012 at his residence. He was the husband of Patricia Ann (Borgmann) Sanza to whom he was married for 39 years on June 9, 2012. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday from J.J. Hartenstein Mortuary, Inc., 24 N. Second St., New Freedom. Rev. David Burk will officiate. Viewings will be held Thursday and Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. each night, and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the mortuary. Interment will be in Trinity United Church of Christ Cemetery, Glen Rock, with full military honors by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. Born October 3, 1950 in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Joseph James, Jr. and Marie Delores (Montone) Sanza. Joseph retired from Teamsters Local 557 in Baltimore, Md., where he served as a shop steward. He was recently employed as a government contractor for Chugach Government Systems in Fort Meade, Md. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in Vietnam. Joseph was a member of Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.), an avid hunter, NASCAR enthusiast, and had a deep passion for Harley-Davidsons and Corvettes. He was adored by his family and friends, and absolutely cherished his grandchildren. Joseph was a wonderful and devoted husband, father, Poppy, and a great friend. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Tara N. Arya and her husband, Kapil of Tampa, Fla.; three grandchildren, Jacob Tyler Lucabaugh, John Christopher "J.C." Ruth, and Kadin James Arya; six siblings, Francis Sanza of Plantation, Fla., Anthony Sanza, Charles Sanza, John Sanza, and Theresa "Tina" Wooden, all of Baltimore, Md., and Robert Sanza of Lake Blanchard, N.C. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Marie Sanza. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 3417-C Concord Road, York, PA 17402.
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Nov. 13, 2012