Joseph M. Lapmarado 1930-2013

WARREN – Joseph Michael Lapmarado, 83, of Warren, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at his home with family.

Joseph was born July 13, 1930, in Warren, the son of Anthony and Rose Chill Lapmarado.

He was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, and went on to work for Albert Guarnieri Wholesale Co. for many years prior to retirement.

He enjoyed gathering with friends at McDonald’s for morning coffee, golfing, traveling the world with his wife and singing with the Barber Shop Chorus for 48 years.

Joseph is survived by his wife of 33 years, Donna Sandin; children, Karen (Greg) Stroup, Mark (Marney) Lapmarado, Joseph Lapmarado and Mickey, Terry, Scott and Robert Bolen; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Amy, Cady, Geavonna and Michael; and two sisters, Grace Vernosky and Fannie Potopea.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Michael, Ralph and Tony Lapmarado.

The family wishes to thank the nurses and therapist at MVI Hospice for all their care.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, 180 Garfield Dr., Warren, OH 44483. A memorial service will follow at 4 p.m.

Memorials may be made in his name to the MVI Hospice, 4891 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, OH 44505.

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