2018-11-07 / Obituaries

Joseph Paterno Jr.

Joseph Paterno Jr., formerly of Mamaroneck, passed away October 29, 2018, in upstate New York where he had relocated. He was 76.

Joseph was born June 23, 1942, the son of the late Joseph and Antoinette Paterno. For 37 years he worked as a general foreman for The Town of Mamaroneck Highway Department.

An avid outdoorsman, Joseph loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed traveling to states out west. He was a past member of the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department and was an Auxiliary Policeman with the Village of Mamaroneck. He was also a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 90.

Joseph is survived by his beloved wife, Linda (nee Hamilton) and his cherished sons, Joseph Paterno III (Angela) and David Paterno. He is the loving grandfather of Joseph Paterno IV and dear brother of Dominick Paterno (Joan), Michael Paterno (Fran) and the late Kenneth Paterno (Denise).

To honor Joseph’s life, family and friends will gather on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 4-8 p.m at Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home, 767 E. Boston Post Rd Mamaroneck, 914.698.5968, where a service will commence at 7:15pm.

Committal will be private. Memorial donations can be sent the Chron’s & Colitis Foundation, visit online at: crohnscolitisfoundation.org

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