Born in Hornell, NY. Passed away peacefully at age 72 on June 29, 2021. Predeceased by his beloved parents Virginia and William; sister Diane Reagan and son Jonathan. Survived by his wife of 24 years, Rita Weaver (Celento); sister Pat (Tim) Ewell; sons Steve (Tina) and Jeff; grandchildren Jonathan (Jami), Hannah, Heather, Samuel, Michael and Edison; former wife and longtime friend Nancy (George) Blechinger (Weaver), and several nieces; extended family Dave Smilack, Andrea Lonville (Michael and Samantha) and Tige Testa (Wendy and Gabbi). A huge sports fan, Joe loved the Cleveland Browns and New York Yankees. He will be remembered fondly by all who knew and loved him. “ALWAYS BABE” Services and interment private.