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Joseph "Pumpkin" Taliento

August 25, 2019


Gates: Joe passed away on August 25, 2019. He was predeceased by his parents Ralph & Mildred Taliento; parents-in-law Jenny & John Gammariello. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jo Ann Taliento; daughters Jodi Lyn (Frank) Churnetski & Jo-Al (Dave) Lettau; grandchildren Ashley (Matt) Florack, Kyle Lettau, Kristen & Katie Churnetski; great-grandchildren Philip, Vincent, Gavin, Nicholas & Dominic Brown & Riley Florack; sister-in-law Janice (John) Barnum; nephew Jason Barnum; niece Jenny Barnum & Joe’s precious “baby girl” Princess. Joe was a 20 year veteran of the Rochester Police Department.

Family & friends may call on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 4-7 pm at James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Road. Joe’s Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 9:30 am at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 4100 Lyell Road. Burial will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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August 30, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
James R. Gray Funeral Home
1530 Buffalo Rd
Rochester, NY 14624

Funeral Service
August 31, 2019

9:30 AM
St Jude the Apostle
4100 Lyell Road
Rochester, NY 14606

Interment following funeral service
August 31, 2019

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Lake Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612

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