Joseph Pagano, Sr.

Obituary of Joseph Pagano, Sr.

JOSEPH S. PAGANO, SR., 96, PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY IN HIS SLEEP ON WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 2017 IN BRADENTON, FLORIDA.

JOE WAS PREDECEASED BY HIS WIFE OF 66 YEARS, BERNADINE DESANTIS PAGANO. BORN, RAISED AND LIVED IN SYRACUSE MOST OF HIS LIFE BEFORE HE MOVED TO FLORIDA IN 2002. JOE WORKED AT GENERAL ELECTRIC IN SYRACUSE FOR OVER 38 YEARS. HE WAS AN AVID GOLFER AND A MEMBER OF DRUMLINS GOLF CLUB FOR OVER 50 YEARS.  JOE WON THE HERALD SENIOR GOLF TOURNAMENT IN 1983, AND HE AND HIS SON, JOSEPH JR., WON THE DISTRICT FATHER AND SON TOURNAMENT IN 1987. JOE WAS ALSO AN ACCOMPLISHED BOWLER AND WAS A NOMINEE IN THE SYRACUSE BOWLING HALL OF FAME WITH A LIFETIME AVERAGE OF 207.

JOE IS SURVIVED BY HIS DAUGHTER, PATTI BISS (DENNY), HIS SON, JOSEPH JR. (CLARE WILLSON) AND DAUGHTER, CHRISTINE MESMER (PETER); 7 GRANDCHILDREN AND 5 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.

THERE WILL BE A GRAVE SIDE SERVICE AT ST. MARYS CEMETERY IN DEWITT AT 1PM ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3.  FRIENDS MAY GATHER AT THE RANDALL ROAD ENTRANCE AT 12:45.

ARRANGEMENTS ARE BEING HANDLED BY FAIRCHILD & MEECH DEWITT CHAPEL.

THOUGHTS AND CONDOLENCES ARE AVAILABLE AT fairchildmeech.com

CONTRIBUTIONS CAN BE MADE TO MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RESOURCES OF CNY, PO BOX 237, EAST SYRACUSE, NY 13057.