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Obituary - Joseph Maggi, Jr.

Joseph Maggi, Jr.

Date of Passing: December 9th, 2008

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The family requests donations in Joe's memory to the Faxton-St. Luke's Regional Cancer Center.

Mr. Joseph Maggi, Jr., 65, of New Hartford, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at the Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare Center, with his loving and devoted family by his bedside. He was born September 29, 1943, in Utica, the son of the late Joseph and Frances Scalzo Maggi. He was a graduate of T.R. Proctor High School, class of 1961 and continued his education at the Utica School of Commerce in the computer science field. From 1962-1965, Joe served his country in the US Army, where he rose to the rank of Sergeant at the age of 18. On April 22, 1967, at St. Paul's Church in Whitesboro, Joe married his devoted and much loved wife, Kathleen (Timmy) Murphy. After 35 years of service, Joe retired as a postal carrier from the US Postal Service. He was most recently employed at Mohawk Limited as an inside salesman for the west coast. Joe's favorite pastime was spending time with his shining star, "the love of his life", his granddaughter, Alexis Kalil. He is survived by his loving wife, Timmy; his beloved daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Mike Flaherty; and his adored granddaughter, Alexis Kalil all of New Hartford; his two sisters, Grace Jennings of Utica and Philomena Lazzaro of Buelton, CA; his brother and sister-in-law, Angelo and Sharon Maggi of East Syracuse; his in-laws, Martin and Patricia Murphy of Owego, William Murphy and Frank Antonelli of Boston, MA, Patrick (Michael) and Leslie Murphy of RI and Patricia and Stephen DeRosa of Yorkville; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and special friends, Russell and Joanne Schmitt and Byron and Rosemary Abraham, as well as many other friends, too numerous to mention. Relatives and friends are invited to attend and participate in his Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 10:30 am at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Church with Rev. John Rose officiating. Military honors will follow the Mass. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. There are no public calling hours. Joe's family will receive condolences at the conclusion of the Mass in the church vestibule. Joe's family extends a heartfelt thank you to nurse, Barbara Roberts at the Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare Center and to nurse practitioner, Sally O'Callahan, for their wonderful care and compassion. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Bentz & Amodio Funeral Service, Inc., 470 French Rd., Utica/New Hartford.

Condolences:

Timmy,Kelly and family, So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. He will surly be missed by all that who knew him. Think of all the wonderful and happy times and years you had with each other. Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you and your family. May you find comfort knowing Joe is at peace and home with the Lord.
Lorraine & Ray Montanarelli

Timmy,Kelly, Alexis & Family, I worked with Joe for more than 25 years at the Utica Post Office. I worked in the office of City Delivery with all of my favorite people, the Letter Carriers. Joe was respected by all who worked with him; I will always remember seeing him at his case and have many conversations with him. Having lost my husband this July to colon cancer, I know how hard this is for all of you; my prayers and my thoughts go out to you.
Joyce Carroll

Dear Timmy,Angelo and family,my deepest sympathy to all.Remember his life and not his death.HE was a friend that I will never forget. Ron Fava Sarasota,Fl
Ron Fava

Our deepest regrets, Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. Sincerely Richard, Marilyn and Richard Jr.
Richard Jennings & Family

To Angelo and family; Our deepest sympathy. Sincerely, Carol and Phil Scampone
Philip Scampone

Timmy,Kelly and family . I am so sorry to hear of cousin Joe's passing . He was a gentlemans gentleman and someone I enjoyed talking to whenever i was around him . I am away on business and cannot express my condolences in person but know my thoughts and prayers are with you . God bless you at this difficult time . Love , Anthony
Anthony Amodio