OBITUARY

Joseph F. Saravo

September 24, 1949February 5, 2014

Joseph F. Saravo age 64 of Fall River died Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at his residence. He was the husband of Nancy A. (Tavares) Saravo, to whom he had been married for twenty five years.

Born in Fall River, son of the late Henry A. Saravo, Sr. and the late Helen C. (Whitecavage) Saravo, he was a lifelong resident of Fall River and a graduate of Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. He was employed as an electrician for the Fall River Housing Authority, retiring in November 2013.

Joe was a member of the Loggia Vittorio Veneto #1035 Order of Sons of Italy in America, IBEW, Elks Club and St. Anne’s Fellowship. Active in the Columbus Park Little League, as a coach, umpire and a member of the board of directors, he also served as a district administrator for the Fall River Little League. For a period of time he also coached Holy Name Church CYO.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons: Matthew A. Saravo and Marc A. Saravo both of Fall River, a daughter: Jennifer M. Correia and her husband Richard of Fall River, a granddaughter: Mikayla A. Saravo and a grandson: Luke Correia. He was brother of the late Henry A. Saravo, Jr.

His funeral will take place on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 9AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE AT CHERRY PLACE, 178 Winter St., Fall River followed by a funeral mass at 10AM in Holy Rosary Chapel, 120 Beattie Street, Fall River. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Fall River. Visiting hours will be Sunday 2-5PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Sons of Italy Scholarship Fund, c/o of Pres. Mario Lucciola, 54 Chavenson Street, Fall River, MA 02723.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Sunday, February 9, 2014
  • Funeral Mass Monday, February 10, 2014

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Burial
REMEMBERING

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Judy & Curt Fisher

February 12, 2014

Nancy I am so happy that you and Joe spent 25 years together, experiencing fun and friendship as you will always treasure your memories. Curt and I always admired Joe and with his many health issues, continuing to go on enjoying life as it was. As Paul stated in 2nd Timothy 4:7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have the faith. Our God is an awesome God and will carry you thru! Love Curt and Judy.

February 9, 2014

To Matt & family,

My sincerest sympathy for the loss of your dad. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lorie Ras

Maryanne Teja

February 9, 2014

My Condolences go out to the Sarovo Family. Marc,Matt,Linda&his Wife. So Sorry for the loss of ur Dad.

jeffrey estrella

February 9, 2014

to matt and family my deepest condolences in the loss of your dad he was a great coach enjoyed playing for him god bless and my prayers go out to u and your family

Richard Cabral

February 8, 2014

Joey I offer your family prayers at this time. I just want to say want a great guy from the corner to have known .I remember the years we played ball in the Mill Yard, with the Conforti brothers Doc, John, and the Regos Claude and Greg your brother Henry your mom and dad. That was great time in our lives and we all grew up with love and respect. Who can forget the Holy Rosary Church and the fireworks on Columbus day. We have lost another from a wonderful generation
Richard Cabral

February 8, 2014

Matt & Mark,
I loved your father he was my friend for 60 yrs. we had breakfast together just last Friday, I will miss him more than anyone knows, he was a good man with a heart as big as he was. My deepest sympathies.
Doc Conforti

Greg Medeiros

February 8, 2014

I remember your dad being very active in little league and being friends with my dad. I think they actually hooked up the electric in my parents house and I remember you guys from London St. I'm very sorry for your loss!

Keith Conforti

February 7, 2014

Joe was a good man. I remember from my childhood very well. He was always kind and happy. He was my father's best friend for many years and Joe was my Godfather. Rest in peace. My sincerest condolences to the Saravo family.

Keith Conforti

February 7, 2014

A good man. He was my father's best friend for many years and Joe was my Godfather. Rest in peace. We will miss you.

Donna Sparshott

February 7, 2014

To the family of a good man I worked with Joe and he always was easy to get along with always made me smile I hope that all the good memories out weigh the grief you are going through god bless Joe and his family