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Joseph Wadagnolo Obituary

Joseph C. Wadagnolo

October 18, 2016
Born in Catskill, NY
Resided in Catskill, NY


Joseph C. Wadagnolo, 95, of Brooks La., Catskill passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.

A lifelong Catskill resident, he was a son of the late Joseph and Ernestina Bove Wadagnolo. Joseph was a graduate of Catskill High School, Classs of '39. He then attended NYU until his entry in the Army Air Corp.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on July 4, 1942 and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant on November 9, 1945. He later served as a first Lt. and Commanding Officer of the NY State Guard, Company "C", Leeds, NY. He was honorably discharged on December 6, 1966.

For "34 years and 3 months" Joseph worked with the NYS Dept. of Labor. He retired on May 31, 1983. For 50 years he worked at the former Catskill Game Farm.

A member of the American Legion Post #110, Catskill he also belonged to the American Rifle Assoc. Joseph was a former member at Osborn Hose Company Catskill until March 12, 1958. His love was both hunting and fishing.

He married Auguste Moser on September 28, 1973.
Beloved husband of Auguste Wadagnolo, father of Joseph Wadagnolo III and wife Leeza of Catskill, Shirley Ann Harvey of Catskill; grandfather of Shannon Barnes and Christine Harvey, brother of the late Ida Hines, George and Alfred Wadagnolo , Rose Perkins and Mary Pierce. His former wife, Shirley Ann Holcomb Wadagnolo passed in 1981.
His wife's daughter, Renata Walther of SC, two great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.

Family and friends will gather on Friday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. A prayer service will be conducted on Friday at 11:00 a.m. by Fr. Michael Flannery. Interment will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.


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Gathering of family and friends
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Friday, October 21, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Prayer service
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Friday, October 21, 2016
11:00 AM
St. Patrick's Cemetery
North Jefferson Avenue
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Friday, October 21, 2016