CORTLAND - Joseph Cavaliere, 66, was welcomed into eternal rest Friday, June 7, 2013, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren surrounded by his loving family.
Joseph was born Oct. 28, 1946, in Vieste, Italy. He immigrated to the United States in 1964.
Joseph devoted his entire life to his family. His teachings, guidance, and positive outlook leave a lasting impression on all of his loved ones. The Cavaliere and Piscopo families are deeply saddened by the loss of their patriarch.
Joseph was a valued employee at ADS where he was a skilled machinist. Joseph was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in Cortland.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 38 years, Mattea "Tia" Piscopo, whom he married July 21, 1974; two children, Vincent Joseph (Hayley Jean) Cavaliere of Cortland and Jessica A. Cavaliere of Cleveland; two grandchildren, Dominic and Ava; a brother, Anthony (Laura) Cavaliere of Warren; a nephew, Vincenzo (Maria) Cavaliere of Cincinnati; a niece, Maria "Tata" Cavaliere of Howland; a sister, Teresa Cavaliere of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a nephew, Luca and niece Lucia; a grandniece, Nina; and grandnephews, Antonio and Giovanni.
Joseph has also touched the lives of the Piscopo family, who still reside in Italy and who will welcome him home to Vieste for his final resting place.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Family and friends may gather from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in Cortland; followed by a noon Mass of Christian Burial with the Rev. Carl Kish officiating.
Flowers and material donations may be sent to St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, 4659 state Route 46, Cortland, OH 44410.
Arrangements were handled by the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road N.E., Warren, Ohio 44483.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiand-sonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to the Cavaliere family.