Joseph Cosmas Isadore Pezzarello

September 9, 1933December 3, 2022
Obituary of Joseph Cosmas Isadore Pezzarello


Oshawa Funeral Home

Joseph Pezzarello, a well-loved and respected family man and friend, died on December 3. 2022. He will be missed by his children Christopher (Karen) and Regina (Stefan). He was a proud Poppa to his grandchildren Alexander, Blake, Miranda and Jude. Joe was married to his best friend and love of his life, Kathleen, for over 54 years. He is survived by brother Donald of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Joe was a proud graduate and XMEN of St. Francis Xavier University. He died on the Feast day of St. Francis Xavier. Joe dedicated many years serving the Durham Catholic District School Board community. Whether it was in his capacity as teacher, religious consultant or adult faith animator, he brought his faith and love to all who met him. He touched the hearts of many and helped them to realise that we are not alone. To honour the memory of Joe, do something kind for someone you do not know. Smile at people in the street. Know that God’s love is always available. Live a life of hope and gratitude. Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, December 13th, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., with prayers at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at ST. GREGORY THE GREAT CATHOLIC CHURCH (214 Simcoe St. N., ) on Wednesday, December 14th, at 10:30 a.m. Interment to take place at Resurrection Cemetery following the Service. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Pezzarello family.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Memorial Visitation

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Interment of Ashes