Joseph P. Cardarelli, 92, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, April 14th, 2018. Born in Syracuse, NY, he followed his son to Georgia approximately 22 years ago. Joe was an Army Veteran from WWII, where he was awarded 5 medals for his service. He took pride in his work in the Human Relations Department at General Electric for 39 years and even did consultant work at Eagle Comtronics for a time following retirement. Those who knew Joe best, knew he was very passionate and dedicated in his faith. He used his talents as Church Organist for many years, while also serving on the Board of Trustees. Joe, also, loved a game of Bocce Ball!! And a good ol’ reminiscent conversation with his peers! He is survived by his wife: Lucy Cardarelli; one daughter, Joanne C. Cardarelli; and one daughter-in-law, Denis Cardareli. The couple lived for their children and 13 grandchildren: Melissa (Cardarelli) Walker and husband, Mike; Marcia (Cardarelli) Baker; Jennifer (Cardarelli) Roder, and husband, Tim; Joseph E. Brown, Joshua E. Brown; Howard W. Brown; Corey Cardarelli, and wife, Candy; Bonnie (Cardarelli) Jones; Aaron Cardarelli; Sandra (Cardarelli) Lore and Aaron Cardarelli. And their 11 great-grandchildren: Ashley, Andrew, Jacob, Kianna, Deven, David, Samantha, Celia, Amaya, Nicholas and Alexander. He is preceded in death by his son, Joseph Michael Cardarelli; parents, Augustino and Asunta Cardarelli; three sisters, Vincentina, Lydia and Hazel and two brothers, Ray and Peter. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 11:00 am at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Intermit will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, Georgia. 770-277-4550 Those who wish to express condolences to the family my visit www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. I’m sure Uncle Joe is happy in heaven right now gathering with family and some ole pals. One of the greatest men that lived! I spent many a childhood days in his home. I observed his dedicated and loving ways with Aunt Lucy and Joanne. I remember him picking aunt lucy up from the phone company each day after work. He watched over his girls always. I remember watching him and Joseph playing the piano together. I could listen to them forever! You will be dearly missed every day by so many lives that you touched. We were so very blessed to know you and learn from you every day. A true mentor and role model. I will Love you always and hold so many memories close. Love, Darlene aka(“Tallulah”)

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