Joseph Abate

February 8, 1953April 30, 2010

ABATE, Joseph With profound sadness in our hearts, the Abate family announces the death of Joseph on Friday, April 30th, 2010 at the age of 57. After a lengthy battle with cancer, Joseph passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side. He is survived by his dedicated and adoring wife of 36 years Carmela, and three loving children: Antonette, Connie and Andrew (Katie). Joseph will be fondly remembered by his brother, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and their families. The family wishes to thank the Partners in Community and CCAC staff who assisted with his care. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, May 2nd and Monday, May 3rd from 6 – 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby on Tuesday, May 4th at 10:00 A.M. Interment to follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Toronto. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Oshawa General Hospital Foundation-Palliative Care Unit.



  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, May 4, 2010


  • Interment

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Andrew Abate

March 28, 2011

Anna Booth

May 6, 2010

Life is but a stopping place a pause in what's to be, a resting place along the road, to sweet eternity. We all have different journeys different paths along the way, we all were meant to learn somethings, but never meant to stay...our destination is a place, for greater than we know. For some the journey's quicker, for some the journey's slow. And when the journey finally ends, we'll claim a great reward, and find an everlasting peace, together with the Lord.
(Author Unknown)

Uncle Joe, may you rest in peace.

Love Anna, Scott, Tyler & Austin

Teresa & Jonathan Doxen

May 2, 2010

Dear Carmela, Antonette, Connie and Andrew,

We are very sad to hear of Uncle Joe's passing. I hope that his strength and determination over these few years provide you with some comfort during this sad time. Our thoughts are with you.

With Love Teresa, Jonathan, Arden, Myah, Edan and Aislin.

Connie and Victor Mangialardi

May 1, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May your wonderful family memories comfort each of you during this time of grief. Love lives forever in our hearts and in our memories.

Love Connie, Victor, Ayva and Marco

Domenic Giurdanella

May 1, 2010

My condolences goes out to the Abate family. Joe will be in my heart forever.

Domenic Giurdanella

May 1, 2010

Matthew & Joanne Haldoupis

May 1, 2010

Joe, you fought one tough battle, one that inspired all of us. We know you didn't want to leave your beautiful family nor did they want to lose you. We know now that you are resting in peace. Carmela, Antonette, Connie, Andrew (Katie) our hearts go out to you during this sad time. Take comfort in knowing that Joe's in a better place where there is no more suffering and that he will always be with you in your hearts.

Love Matthew, Joanne, Nicole, John & Danielle

Charlene Biran-Pan

May 1, 2010

Our condolences goes out to the Abate family in your time of sorrow, you will be in our hearts and prayers during this painful time from the Biran Family.