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Joseph P. Scalzo

Posted By Hans Funeral Home On December 6, 2010 @ 6:26 pm In Obituary | 6 Comments

Joseph

ALBANY – Joseph Paul Scalzo fell asleep in death on Saturday, December 4, 2010.  Born August 27, 1927 to Doris LaCross and Joseph Scalzo, Sr., he attended Cathedral Academy and served as an altar boy at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception under Father Taft.  Joe proudly served his country in World War II earning both the American Campaign and World War II Victory Medals.  He later pursued a career in the dental field working for Capital Dental Supply, Healthco Dental and Meer Dental as service manager.

Joe was the beloved husband of June Vecchia Scalzo; adored father of Amanda Scalzo (Jesse Hyler), and loving grandfather of Gianna Marie Scalzo.  He is also survived by his devoted stepchildren Louis Vecchia (Helene), Paul Vecchia (Erin), Janet Hawthorne (Richard).  He is grandpa to Chris Vecchia (Jonafe), Anthony Vecchia, and Taylor Vecchia; and great grandfather to Cailey Vecchia.

Joe’s family would like to than Dr. William Tetreault of Capital Care for the outstanding medical care and concern he’s given Joe for so many years, the staff at St. Peter’s Hospital and the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s where Joe was lovingly cared for in his final days.

A service celebrating his life will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany.  Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday.  Interment will follow in the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery at 12 noon.  To leave a message of condolence for the family, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.


Condolences for the family of “Joseph P. Scalzo”

Condolence from Faith, Warren and Abby Sandles on December 7th, 2010 8:15 pm

Dear June, Amanda and family –

We are so very sorry for your loss – and sorry that Joe’s cherished life has ended. But I know that he is with the Lord and is no longer suffering. You have been a wonderful, happy family who in recent years took gentle devoted care of him. I enjoyed your stories about him June and what he has meant to your family.
With love,sympathy and affection,

Faith, Warren and Abby Sandles

Condolence from Bonnie (Frascatore) Hebert on December 8th, 2010 7:49 am

Hi June; MY condolences to you and your family of the passing of Joe. He was always keeping us laughing through some of the tough days in the office once he got his promo. “off the road” to a nice cushy office of his own at HCO. Then he would tease us all that now we had to starting calling him “Mr. Scalzo” from now on, but we did not listen!
His was a good family man and always talking about his children too.

Take care of yourself, June
and JP, rest in peace.

“Barney Miller”

Condolence from Kristel Pawlowski on December 8th, 2010 11:06 am

Amanda, June and Family –

I was so saddened to hear about Joe’s passing and am very sorry for your loss. Joe was an kind and gentle person and I am very glad that he was a part of my childhood…many fond memories began by wandering into your backyard! My thoughts and best wishes are with you during this difficult time

Love – Kristel Pawlowski (and the entire Pawlowski family)

Condolence from Gary & Rita Pawlowski on December 8th, 2010 12:14 pm

June, Amanda & all,

We were so sad to hear about Joe’s death. Please accept our sincere sympathy during this difficult time.

He was a wonderful man and we have happy memories of a great neighbor. He was always so friendly and never missed the opportunity to help if we needed anything, like when one of the dogs got loose, or anytime we needed help. Megan was at your house so much and he was always so nice to her, that was just the kind of man he was always upbeat and happy.

May your happy memories of him and the love he always gave be a source of strength and a comfort to you all now. May God bless you with the courage you need to go on. We are so sorry.

Love, Rita, Gary, Kristel & Megan

Condolence from Susan and Dave Sawyer on December 21st, 2010 12:33 pm

Dear June,

We were on our way to Germany when we read of your loss. We are so sorry for you, but know of the joy you and Joe had throughout your lives, and are thankful for what God gave both of you. We are also thankful for the courageous example of love and devotion you have been to all of us.

Love, Susan and Dave

Condolence from Narcia on November 2nd, 2012 2:22 pm

To Mrs Scalzo And Amanda I Just Got Word Of Mr Scalzo Passing My Love And Condolences Go Out To Your Whole Family And My Prayers. Mr Scalzo Treated Me Like A Son The That Will Forever Remain In My Heart. with All My Love
Narcia Gray

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