Joseph M. Esposito

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Joseph M. Esposito, formerly of Warren, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

He was born Oct. 1, 1934, in Warren, the son of Michael and Mary Esposito.

Joseph was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and received a bachelor’s degree of science and business administration in 1956 from Youngstown State University. He retired from LTV Steel as the superintendent of stores and purchasing of the Mahoning Valley district after 30 years. He moved to Fort Myers, Fla., in 1995.

Joseph was a member of the Church of the Resurrection in Fort Myers.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Esposito, whom he married Aug. 7, 1954; four daughters, Maria Nelson of Henderson, Nev., Joann Esposito of Las Vegas, Nev., Patricia Esposito of Cleveland and Valerie (Carl) Dzapo of Fenton, Mich.; and one granddaughter, Rachel Dzapo.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Michael Esposito; and a daughter, Juliann Esposito.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish (SS. Cyril and Methodius Church) with the Rev. James P. Walker officiating.

Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.

Arrangements are being handled by the Peter Rossi and Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road N.E., Warren, OH 44483.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to the Esposito family.

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