Joseph W. Traficante, 69 of Fulton, passed away Saturday at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fulton.
Born in Newark, NJ he was a long time resident of Fulton. Joe retired in 1992 from Morrell Press after 21 years. He was a member of Hannibal Masonic Lodge 550, F & AM. He was also a former member of the Fulton Gauchos. Joe enjoyed cooking and vegetable gardening.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Sandy of Fulton; children, Dawn Traficante of MI, Joseph, Jr. of FL, David Traficante of Fulton, Susan Dambro of MI and Kelly Thompson of Fulton, Korri (Dean) Fleming of Lincoln Pond; a brother, William Traficante, of Schenectady; a cousin, Kathy Cramer of NJ; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Burial will be at Ira Union Cemetery, Ira. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. In memory of Joe, contributions may be made to Oswego County Ambulance Service, 404 Ontario St., Fulton, 13069.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.