Born and Raised in Cleveland, Ohio.
A third generation Italian-American and Funeral Director started working in our family busines in 1969 and became owner in 1989.
A graduate of Mayfield High School in 1974 and University of Miami (Florida) in 1978.
Joe currently lives in Valley View with his two children Joseph and Angelo.
Joe has been the president of Cuyahoga Funeral Directors Association, Board member to the Ohio Funeral Directors Association, President of the Exchange Club, member of Knights of Columbus, member of Northern Ohio Italian Americans, board member of the Baranello Lodge, board member of the St. Monica Holy Name Society and also a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP).
In 1999 Joe saw the changing trends in funeral service and knew that Cremation was on the rise and would need to have his own Cremation Center to continue to offer the dedicated and personal service that his grandfather started in 1930. Such being Blessing Cremation Center, a business that is founded on the belief of offering unparalleled service at an affordable price.
During your time of need Joe will personally make all of the arrangements to ensure your family's needs are met to your highest satisfaction.