24514 JosephJOSEPH, Leo Paul……..

Peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London, on Monday, August 4, 2014, with his wife Betty lovingly by his side, Leo Joseph at the age of 80.  Dear son of the late Lazare and Amelia Joseph.  Beloved husband of Elizabeth “Betty” (Warner) Joseph.  Dear father of Ken, Kathy and Rene (Rhonda).  Dear step-father of Dorothy, Cathy (Bill), Sharon (Alex) and Bill (Marguerite).  Dear brother of Ivan Joseph and Sr. Eileen Joseph.  He will be missed by his sister-in-law’s Laura and Georgina.  Predeceased by his brothers Emile, Norbert, Edmond, Donat, Reginald, Fred and by his sisters Anna, May, Viola and Loretta.  Also loved by his grandchildren, Erica, Emily, Robert, Ciara, Caylee and Michelle and by his step-grandchildren, Vicky, Annie (Jeff), Johnny, Ken (Paula), Leighann (Matt), Gage (Emilee), Sara, Rachel and Robert.  Lovingly remembered by his his great-grandchildren, Melissa, Brandon, Carly, Andrew, Ryan, Alyssa, Kayla, Nathan, Emmaleigh and Sydney and one great-great-grandchild, Lauren.  He will be missed by his several nieces and nephews.  Leo will be greatly missed by his many friends and Comrades in the Military.  From 1952-1964, Leo served with 3 RCR Korea, 1 RCR Germany, 2 RCR Canada.  He was a life member of the RCR Association, R.C.L. Branch #501 Lambeth where he was the past president and a life member.  He was a life member of the Korea Veterans Association Unit 4 and a member of the Knights of Columbus, 3rd Degree Ecumenical to Council #6246 London, Ontario.  He was also a life member of the Nato Veterans Association. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 8, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 pm and 7:00-9:00 pm, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  An R.C.R Memorial Service will be held during visitation, Friday at 7:30 p.m., with R.C.R., K.V.A., and Legion Branch #501.  The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick Parish, 377 Oakland Avenue, London on Saturday August 9, 2014 at 11:00 am.  The Knights of Columbus will form an Honour Guard during the funeral mass.  Reception will be held at RCL Branch #501 at 1:00 p.m.  Cremation and interment to follow at a later date.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #501, 7097 Kilbourne Road P.O. Box 701 Lambeth Station London, Ontario N6P1R2.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com  “Till we meet again” – Betty

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