1934 – 2017
Joseph N. Taddonio,83, 847 LeRay Street, passed away October 9, 2017 at his home.
Mr. Taddonio was born June 18, 1934 in Watertown a son of Joseph T. and Pauline Bergevin Taddonio. He graduated from Watertown High School in 1952.Mr. Taddonio served in the United States Navy from 1952 until 1955, when he was honorably discharged. After his discharge from the service he was employed with Richard’s Clothing Store. Mr. Taddonio was also employed as a buyer with General Dynamics in California. A marriage to Elizabeth Cody and a second marriage to Terry Brothers both ended in divorce.
Mr. Taddonio was a former member of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, an active member of the American Legion, a former member of the Northside Improvement League and enjoyed playing golf. His favorite times were hanging out with the guys at the Hitching Post, American Legion Post 61, and the Brown Shanty.
Surviving are five sons, Richard N., Dexter, Robert J. (Cindy), Watertown, Anthony J., SC, Christopher W. Watertown, Joseph N. II (Amy), Massena, three daughters, Susan E. Taddonio, Watertown, Laurie Slate, Chaumont, Michele (Alan) Groff, Clayton, two sisters, Mary Lou ( Robert) Logan, Florida, Rosie (Edward) Matty, CA, nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A sister Barbara Pipe died before him.
There will be no calling hours or funeral service. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery at the family’s convenience. Arrangements are with the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com