Obituary for Joseph Comparelli
Joseph Comparelli passed away peacefully on March 17, 2017 at the age of 93 years. He was predeceased by his parents, Mary and Armando; daughter Janice; siblings Roberta and David; and daughter-in-law Geraldine. He is survived by his loving wife; Julie (67 years). He will be greatly missed by his family, children; Michael (Edris), Paul, Richard (Luciana), Stephen (Diane); grandchildren; Brandon, Diana, Stephanie, Cidney, Rob, Brian, Keith, Joseph, Danielle, Allison, Mathew, Joanna, great-grandchildren: Dominik, Sylvester, Vincent, Isabella and Sofia, and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Joe was born in Vancouver November 3, 1923, he was self-employed as a general contractor and gladly spent his whole life living in East Vancouver with his family. He left a legacy of kindness and love, hard work and service, and laughs and poorly sung songs as an example to us all. His positive impact continues to all who knew him. Rest in peace, Papa Joe. You will be in our hearts forever. The family wishes to extend their gratitude and appreciation for all the loving support and care Joe received from the staff at Villa Carital during his time there. Prayers will be offered at 7:00 pm on Thursday March 23 at Bell Funeral Chapel, 4276 Hastings Street, Burnaby, BC. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Friday March 24 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church at 555 Slocan Street, Vancouver, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated.