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Joseph  Richard "Joe"  Domenico

Joseph Richard "Joe" Domenico
  • November 9, 1938 - September 23, 2020
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

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“We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort and strength. Blessings. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Joe and Lindy Kurti - MI - Friend

“Joe was such a kind man.. To his family, may your many happy memories comfort you. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Barb Myckowiak - Charlotte, MI

“Joe was a very kind man with a great sense of humor. He was my boss a couple of different times during my years working at the Federal Center. He...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Engelhard - Battle Creek, MI

“Joe was a special co-worker. He was well respected and loved by so many of us from the Federal Center. I only have good memories of him. May he...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Ruth Hetletvedt - Battle Creek, MI

“Mrs. D and family, it's sad to hear of Joe's passing. He was a big part of my life. Not only because we've known each other since the 60's but Joe...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Pecci - Nashville, MI

“Such a sad day to hear that joe had passed. He had been a friend for so long. Prayers to his family. Joe will be sorely missed. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Gary Redditt - BattLe creek, MI

“Joe was such a wonderful man. He was funny and wise! He helped me a lot as a young employee and a newly wed. I remember asking him for help with...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Sharon Johnson - Battle Creek, MI

“I was sorry to hear about Joe's passing, he was a hell of a good guy and a great friend. As a matter of fact he was one of my best friends when I...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Warren Wharton - Centerville, OH

“There are no words to take away the pain, but I hope knowing others care will bring you comfort Love the Trunick Family ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Margaret Trunick - Cold Spring, KY

“My sympathies to Joe's family. I knew Joe from the Federal Center. He was a great person ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Gerri Lyman - Battle Creek, MI

“Very sad news, Joe was a great guy. He was my mentor at the Federal Center for the ADP intern program. He became a great friend and role model for...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Jerry Cook - Battle Creek, MI

“I can't adequately convey our sadness at the loss of Joe. While sadness fills our hearts, knowing he's in the hands of God now, gives us peace. And...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Andrew Basco - Battle Creek, MI

“I am so sorry for your loss. I remember him coming to the office after taking Matthew to the library. He will leave a big void in your lives...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Alphia Snyder - BATTLE CREEK, MI

“I'm so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Deborah Gregory - Scotts, MI

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Joseph Richard Domenico passed away peacefully on September 23, 2020 at his home with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Rome, New York on November 9, 1938 to Philip and Lucy (Mack) Domenico. Joe was raised in Rome, New York. Joe honorably served his country in the U.S. Army from 1958-1960. After his service he returned to Rome and met the love of his life Mary Elizabeth. Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Kern were married September 8, 1962 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, in Rome, New York.

Joe was employed by the U.S. Federal Government for 42 years retiring in 2001.

Surviving are Mary Elizabeth Domenico, his wife of 58 years, two sons David Christopher of Fernandina Beach, FL and Jeffrey Thomas (Kathy) Domenico of Hastings, MI; and three grandchildren Matthew, Sebastian and Adrian. Joe was preceded in death by his son Joseph Vincent Domenico on December 5, 1995, his parents and four older brothers, Philip, Sebastian, Samuel and Patrick.

The family of Joseph Domenico want to personally thank Hospice Care of S.W. Michigan for their love, care and concern, especially Christa, Laura and Kim.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated by Rev. John D. Fleckenstein at St. Philip Roman Catholic Church for Joe's family. Military Honors and a committal service will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Joe may be made to St. Philip Catholic Church. Personal messages for the family may be placed here at

Upcoming Funeral Services
Mass of Christian Burial

St. Philip Catholic Church

92 Capital Avenue N.E. Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 968-6645

Interment with Military Honors

Memorial Park Cemetery

2435 Territorial Road Battle Creek, MI 49015
(269) 963-7577