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Green Funeral Home

57 Main St, Danbury, CT

OBITUARY

Joseph R. Malavenda

August 18, 1943June 24, 2019
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Joseph Robert Malavenda, 75, of New Fairfield, CT, passed away on June 24, 2019 in Danbury, CT. Joseph was born in the Bronx, NY to the late Joseph Malavenda and Louisa Malavenda on August 18, 1943. Joseph graduated from Roosevelt High School in the Bronx, he married wis wife Hilda (Puti) Olavarria on March 5, 1966 in the Bronx and have been married for 53 years.

Joseph worked as a camera designer for General Camera Corporation as an early career then owned multiple businesses throughout his life. Joseph also served in the Army National Guard; he enjoyed life to the fullest with his family and friends and treasured spending time with his grandchildren.

Joseph is survived by his wife Hilda Malavenda, son Gregg Malavenda daughter Melissa Taylor, and David Taylor of New Fairfield, CT, sister Barbara LaSorsa of South Carolina and grandchildren Sierra, Sedona, and Jake Taylor of New Fairfield, CT.

Visitation will be held from 5pm to 8pm on Thursday June 27th at Green Funeral Home on Main Street Danbury, CT. Funeral services for Joseph will be held at St. Edwards Church in New Fairfield, CT at 10am on Friday June 28th. Burial will follow at St. Peter’s cemetery in Danbury, CT.

The family of Joseph Malavenda wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at Memorial Sloan Kettering NYC and White Plains, Dr. Bloch of Danbury, CT, and the staff at Danbury Hospital who all took care of him.

In Lieu of flowers please donate to Memorial Sloan Kettering to support cancer research at https://giving.mskcc.org

  • FAMILY

  • Joseph is survived by his wife Hilda Malavenda, son Gregg Malavenda daughter Melissa Taylor, and David Taylor of New Fairfield, CT, sister Barbara LaSorsa of South Carolina and grandchildren Sierra, Sedona, and Jake Taylor of New Fairfield, CT.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Calling Hours Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, June 28, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Entombment

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George Cohen

July 8, 2019

Dear Hilda
I am so sorry to have learned ofJoe's death.
Since my retirement I have thought of him frequently and fondly and have missed his visits to my office over the past many years.
Please extend my sincere condolences to you and your family at this difficult time.
Warmest personal regards,
George Cohen

Mary Grullon-Temor

June 26, 2019

We will always remember Joey
fondly. A good neighbor to us in the Bronx, a great friend, and
devoted family man with a ready smile for all. May Puti, Gregg, Melissa, grandkids and rest of family find acceptance and peace as they grieve their loss. We share your loss with a very heavy heart.
The Grullon Family

Barbara Gravante

June 25, 2019

Our deepest sympathies to you Puti and your family. Comforting wishes sent to you during this difficult time.
Vinny & Barbara Gravante

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Disney World 2014

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Mixed Vacations, Disney 2014, Grand Canyon Rafting Trip 1999, Hunter Mountain Zip-Lining

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Nelson's Campground 2016

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Acadia National Park 2017

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Acadia National Park 2017

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Acadia National Park 2017

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