Birth Date: December 1, 1922
Death Date: February 7, 2017
Joseph Fodo, 94, of Seven Hills, passed away Tuesday February 7, 2017.
Devoted husband for 64 years of Dorothy; beloved father of Sharon (James) Corbett, Joseph (Heidi) Fodo, Darlene (Edward) Gardner, Ron (Lori) Fodo; loving grandfather of Christopher and Christine Corbett, Carrie (Kent) Yunge, Jaclyn (Daniel) Hauer and Joseph (Kelly) Fodo, Elizabeth, Matthew, Andrew Fodo; caring great grandfather of, Nora and Zoe Yunge, Charlotte Hauer and Olivia Fodo.
Joseph valiantly served his country in World War II in the United States Army. He was also a long standing member of the VFW. He was a great man who loved his family, and to quote his wife Dorothy, he was “Top Notch”. Joseph enjoyed ball room dancing with Dorothy. Their tango would clear the dance floor as everyone watched. Joseph also enjoyed creating ceramic pieces and stained glass. He made replicas of their home and all of their childrens’ homes. Joseph was also an avid roller skater going to the rink even as he turned 90. His friends called him the Fred Astaire of roller skating.
Joseph loved to garden, and he and Dorothy loved to travel and saw the world together.
Visitation will be Saturday February 11, 2017 from 10AM until time of service at 12NOON at the Westwood Abbey Mausoleum, 6265 Columbia Rd. North Olmsted, OH 44070.
The family requests that memorial contributions in Joseph’s name be made out to the Alzheimer’s Association P.O. Box 74924 Cleveland, OH 44194.