LORAIN – Joseph R. Carpentiere, 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, OH.He was born on February 14, 1930 in Lorain, OH. Joseph graduated from Lorain High School, Class of 1948. He enlisted in the U.S.
and served during the
in the 7th Infantry as a 1st Lieutenant and was honorably discharged. Joseph worked at B.F. Goodrich in Avon Lake as a Lab Technician. He married Barbara Ann (Wright) on December 30, 1955. They spent most of their lives together in Sheffield Lake. He is survived by his loving children, Jo Ann (Andrew) Lee, Mary (Terry) Leonard, Mark (Michele) Carpentiere, and Vicky (Marc) Rasor; sisters, Connie Oleksa and Barbara Reichert; grandchildren, Taryn, Brendan, Blake, Drew, and Gia; three great grandchildren; 6 nephews; and one niece. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 60 years, Barbara Ann Carpentiere; parents, Guiseppe and Maria Carpentiere; sisters, Louise Carpentiere and Annette Carpenter. The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 4:00 PM until time of funeral service at 7:00 PM, Fr. Craig M. Hovanec, Pastor, officiating. Christian burial services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, November 4, 2016 at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain, OH with military honors by the U.S. Army (meet at cemetery on Friday). Memorial donations may be made in Joseph's memory to Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, 5510 Baumhart Road, Lorain, OH 44053. Online condolences may be sent using