Joseph's Story

MACHIAS - Joseph (Joe) Parisi passed away on November 21, 2014 at 90 years of age. Joe was born in Rosenhayn, NJ, the son of Erasimo and Katarina (Ingraldi) Parisi. He was predeceased by his parents and two brothers and two sisters.

Joe is survived by two daughters, Kathleen Fenimore of Greenwich, NJ and Nancy Lynne Flanagan of Shelburne, VT; and a son, Joseph Michael of Bridgeton, NJ and a stepson, Michael Allen who is doing volunteer work in Africa; and a granddaughter, 2 grandsons, and 2 great-granddaughters. He is also survived by his beloved wife, Jacky of Machias and a long-time friend, Dominic Pizzo of Vineland, NJ.

Joe was well-known and loved as the "sausage man." He loved having his friends stop by and share a bottle of his homemade wine with him.

There will not be a funeral at this time, but in January there will be a memorial service for family and friends. The time and place will be announced when the date approaches.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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