OBITUARY

Joshua J. Constantine Sr.

July 19, 1976October 13, 2021
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Joshua J. Constantine, Sr., 45, of East Carondelet, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021. He was born on July 19th, 1976 in Belleville, Illinois to John and Jackie (Kovach) Constantine. He formerly worked at Chrysler. He was a member of the UAW local 110, 136 and more recently worked at Tyson Foods.

He enjoyed working and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, James and Shirley, nee Logan, Kovach; paternal grandparents, Alexander and Alvina “Gypsy”, nee Donahue, Constantine; and an uncle, James Kovach.

Josh is survived by his significant other, Sarah Diveley; his parents, Jackie, nee Kovach, Constantine, of East Carondelet, IL; John (Sandy) Constantine, of St. Charles, MO; his children, Joshua “joshie” Constantine ll, of Mount Ephraim, NJ; Breanna (Oscar) Escobedo, of Dupo, IL; Jacob and Abbigayle “Abbie” Constantine, both of Hillsboro, MO; grandchildren, Addison and Serena Escobedo; two sisters, Alicia (Bryan) Constantine, of Dupo, IL; Alexandra (Harlen) Gidden, of St. Charles, MO; two brothers, Zachary (Megan) Constantine, of Desoto, MO; Robert Mattson, of St. Charles, MO, and an aunt, Maryann (Raymond) Leslie, of Cahokia, IL.

Also survived by cousins; nieces; nephews; a dear friend, Jerry Hardaway; and his close Tyson family.

Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday, October 24th, 2021 at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral will be at 5:00 pm on Sunday, October 24th, 2021 at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Per Joshua’s wishes, rites of cremation will be accorded following services.

Condolences may be expressed online at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ValhallaGardensandFuneralHome.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 24, 2021

  • Funeral

    Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Joshua J. Constantine Sr.

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Chassidy Jernigan

October 16, 2021

RIH my dear friend. Your smile was infectious and your heart was pure gold. I’m gonna miss our work shenanigans lol. I will miss you dearly.🥺🥺

Georgia Marie Lange

October 15, 2021

RIP Josh.. I am going to miss your wonderful smile and your grin. You have always been such a sweetheart. My girls and I will truly miss you. May your memory be eternal. Georgia Marie.

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