On Saturday, January 31, 2015, Joe passed away peacefully at his residence. Beloved husband of Helga for 53 years. Loving and proud father of Mona and Joey (Lisa). Cherished Grandfather of Jared (Kasey), Paige, Sarah, and Maitlyn. He is survived by brothers Tom (Barb), Wayne, Richard, and Randy and sisters Joan (Alex), Linda, Darlene (Max) and Brenda. Predeceased by his father, mother, brother Stewart (Wendy) and sister Deborah. Joe enlisted in the Canadian Forces in 1958 and proudly served his country for 22 years. During those years, he served 3 tours in Germany and a peacekeeping mission in Cyprus. He also served in bases located in N.S., N.B. and ON. Upon leaving the forces, he spent 19 years with Canada Post. A memorial service under the auspices of the of the Royal Canadian Regiment Association will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior. Private family interment of ashes at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Joe are asked to consider L.H.S.F. – Cancer Centre, the VON or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.