of Port Jefferson Station passed away on January 10, 2019 at the age of 88. Joe was a retired VP of TWU Local 100 and a proud Navy Veteran. Joe was predeceased by his loving wife, Rita. He is survived by his children Patti and Marty Murphy and Donna and Lou Strasheim. He was the adored "Pa" of Nick, Jackie and Tom, Jamie and James, Joe and Kristen, and Julie. Proud new great-grandpa of Rae. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Life dealt him a great hand. Friends may call at St. James Funeral home, Rt. 25 on Sunday 3-8 PM. Service at Funeral Home, Monday 11:30 AM. Interment to follow at St. James Episcopal Cemetery with Military Honors.