Joseph Paul Abela Jr.

June 28, 1937December 1, 2012
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Age 75 December 1, 2012 Beloved husband of Patricia. Loving father of Patty (Mike) Keenan, Joe and John (Christina). Dearest grandfather of 11. Brother of John, Tony, Walter, Rose and the late Grace. Son of the late Joseph and Mary Abela.

Visitation Tuesday 4-9 pm with a rosary at 7:00 pm at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Funeral service Wednesday 10:30 am at the funeral home. Interment St. Hedwig Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Michigan Heart Foundation.


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 4, 2012
  • Funeral service Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Joseph Paul Abela Jr.

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Dan & Kathryn Adie

December 6, 2012

Dear Joe, Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your father. We enjoyed meeting and chatting with him in Ohio. Sincerely Kathryn & Dan, your Canadian NCRS friends

December 5, 2012

We are so sorry to hear about Joe. He was a dear and old friend. My prayers
go out to all of you. May God be with you in your hour of need and may
you find love and comfort in his arms. Linda & Jim D'Antonio

Larry and Carmen Weaks

December 4, 2012

We are truely sorry for your loss. Know our prayers are with you in this difficult time.

Diane Bruce

December 4, 2012

Dearest Patty, Mike, and Elena
We are deeply sorry for the loss of your Father/Grandfather. Prayers are with you in your time of need.
Much Love,
Diane, Quentin, Bridget, and Teresa Bruce

December 4, 2012

Rest in peace Joe, your journey here is done. May His angels carry you home. We will miss you. Debbie & Mike Gosline

December 4, 2012

I am deeply sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. May God's love comfort and strengthen your family during this difficult time John 16:22

December 3, 2012

We are extremely sorrowed by the loss of our cousin Joe, a friend that we loved for so many years. We will keep him in our prayers so he may rest in peace in heaven
Steve and Ida St.Angelo
Phx. AZ.

December 3, 2012

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

$ Bill and Becky Andrews

December 3, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.