Joseph Colangelo

20 octubre , 19465 noviembre , 2020

Joseph Vincent Colangelo, also known by many as Uncle Joe, was born on October 20,1946 in Sacramento, CA and entered the great trophy room in the sky on November 5, 2020. He is survived by his two children, Denise (Colangelo) Arger of Lincoln and Brian Colangelo of Folsom; grandchildren Jayden and Zane Arger, Jake Colangelo, and Cian and Cai Stack. His departure was preceded by his brother, Michael Colangelo. He was the faithful son of his late parents, Joseph and Lucille Colangelo and was the oldest sibling to David and Steve Colangelo. He is remembered by his nieces and nephew. Uncle Joe was an avid hunter, completing multiple hunting excursions abroad and had a deep passion for multiple wildlife conservation causes in the country. He was a lifetime member of the NRA and Safari International. Joe was a licensed contractor in Northern California for many years and was able to build many buildings that people call home today. He was an avid reader and a voracious note taker. He will always be in our hearts.

Friends and Family interested in remembering the life of Joe are invited to the Viewing on Tuesday, November 17,2020 from 4-8PM at Nicoletti, Culjis and Herberger Funeral Home, 5401 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA.

People interested in helping the cause that Joe felt passionate about can donate to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Web link here:

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  • Outdoor Visitation

    martes, 17 noviembre , 2020


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steve porter

noviembre 24, 2020

rip joe......we spoke just days before you passed.....remembering our friendship of years past...
smooth passing buddy


Dusty Kirkland

noviembre 20, 2020

Joe was a very happy man. I first met him when he brought tools to our repair shop and shared some fun times with him while he rebuilt the roof to our barn and renovated our outbuilding. Always a smile and a good word when Joe was around. Deepest sympathy to his family.

Ron n Charme Williams

noviembre 16, 2020

We called him Joey, or pie, short for pizono! We and our families hung together in the olden days. Kids playing in one room and parents talking and playing games in the other. We worked together at Anderson lumber, built houses and remodels and plumbed all night long to get it done so we could lay sub floor the next day. We worked for free a lot and just to drink Pepsi and have great lunches. Every holiday I got a text and issued one right back. Charme and Joey was in 4 H together with their horses. He was without a dought one of my closest friends in life, and will be missed. Our prayers are with his family. Due to covid we will not be attending the service. Our love to Brian and Denise and family.

George Haas

noviembre 16, 2020

We live in one of those many buildings we call home. Twenty years ago Joe built our house in Wilton. To this day visitors comment on the quality of construction and attention to detail. Thanks Joe, you will always be in our memories.

George & Jenni

Kari Damron

noviembre 12, 2020

Joe began as an amazing support when my home show was setting up, always made sure I had everything I needed to be ready to open our doors even the last minute changes.......As long as I had boxes of Dots saved for him. He had an amazing sense of humor an of corse that comes with being a bit ornery which was such a part of his charm. our last conversation was about meeting for dinner after Thanksgiving an that he was looking forward to seeing his daughter an family for Thanksgiving. His faith in God was a part of his oneness with nature an had grown deeper. He loved his brother deeply an was always supporting him on his journey while living his own. We are all more blessed for having been touched by his heart. I am sure he is watching out for us still with the heavenly brigade. We will all one day meet again.

Crystal Cunningham

noviembre 8, 2020

Joe was one of a kind. He did so much for others without asking for anything in return. He was very supportive of me personally and professionally. When I got diagnosed with a serious disease he called to check on me all the time. He went above and beyond helping me with my business. He really cared and it showed. I’m going to miss our hour long phone conversations. I love you Joe and will miss you so much.