Joe Frank Monaco entered into the loving arms of our Lord on Friday June 4, 2021 surrounded by family. His family is deeply honored and grateful to have called him husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on February 23, 1932 to Blas and Rosina Monaco. He was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. Joe was a MSgt in the U.S, Air Force for 30 years and worked civil service at Kelly Air Force Base for another 30 years. He is survived by his loving wife, Patsy; his children: Eddie Arredondo (Pat), Gloria Askins (Ernie), Blas Monaco (Stacey), David Monaco (J.R. Franco), Debbie Monaco, Pamela Mendez and David Maldonado (Marilyn). Also survived by him are his grandchildren: Theresa, Angela, Johnathan, Brandon, Amy, Nicholas, Noah, Kylie, Gloria, Harlow, Natalie, Rachel, Sarah, Stacey, Joshua, and Grace. He was affectionately called Papa and Paw Paw. He is also survived by his sister, Rose Marie Pagonis and numerous nieces, nephews and great grandchildren. He was predeceased in death by his late wife Theresa; his brothers, Johnny, Ralph, Sammy and his sisters Antoinette and Yolanda. He and his wife Patsy enjoyed traveling to UNICO conventions, gambling at different casinos, and traveling all around the US. They were the love of each other's lives and she referred to him as her "Prince Charming."
FUNERAL SERVICES Public visitation will begin Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 6:00pm, at San Francesco di Paola Catholic Church. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00pm by Fr. Guy Blair. Funeral mass will be offered Friday, June 11, 2021 at 10:00am at San Francesco di Paola Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery with military honors. Please send floral arrangements to The Angelus Funeral Home on Thursday between 9am and 4pm for transportation to the church that evening. For those unable to attend services, you may sign the online guestbook at www.theangelusfuneralhome.com