Joseph W. Patton
Joseph W. Patton, 79, of Stow, Ohio passed away Saturday, March 21, 2009.
He was preceded in death by his parents Willie Grace and Joseph A. Patton; and brothers Hugh and Patrick.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lois; sisters, Martha Frances Hulsey (Buell) of Chattanooga and Ann Elizabeth Patton of Pikeville; daughters, Jane E. Giudici (Charles) and Nancy E. Hamiel (Charles); grandsons, Michael and Bryan Giudici.
Following naval service during the Korean Conflict, he graduated from Northeastern University and worked at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. A 32nd Degree Mason, he was a member of the Tadmor Shrine, Portage American Legion, the VFW and the First Baptist Church of Cleveland.
Funeral services were held March 27 at First Congregational Church of Talmadge, Ohio with Rev. Dr. John Schluep officiating. Interment was at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman. The family requests donations be made to the Tadmor Transportation Unit, Kent Legion Post, Wounded Warriors or a charity of your choice.