Joseph F. Augustine 1932-2019

WARREN — Joseph F. Augustine, 86, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Gillette Nursing Home.

Joe was born on July 21, 1932, in Ronco, Pa., to Gregorio and Rena Julini Augustine.

On May 29, 1954, Joe was united in marriage to the former Margaret Miter, who preceded him in death on April 6, 2012.

Joe spent his career working for Republic Steel. He also owned and operated The Saw Shop out of his home. After retiring in the late 1980s, Joe spent many years doing lawn maintenance for Anchor Freight. Always a hard worker, when he wasn’t working, Joe could be found tending his gardens or woodworking, growing delicious vegetables and making beautiful furniture.

Joe is survived by his children, Joseph (Theresa) Augustine, Michael (Linda) Augustine and Lori (Curtis) McLewis; his grandchildren, Joseph, Eric, Danielle, Michael, Amanda, Emily and Curtis; and his great-grandchildren, Andrew, Jack, Alex, Amelia and Amaya.

Besides his wife of 57 years, Joe was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Angelo; and his sister, Clara.

A funeral service for Joe will be held at noon Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Lane Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, Warren, where the family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ohio Parkinson Foundation, P.O. Box 271, Tallmadge, OH 44278. Please visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to leave condolences for the family.

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