Joseph P. Misercola dies at 82 years of age.
He was the son of Antonio and Anna Volonnino Misercola. After completing high school he served in the Navy for four years. On September 5, 1953 he married Mary Paluzzi.
He worked as a track repairman, then brakeman for New York Central Railroad. He then became a policeman for the City of Watertown. He retired in 1990.
He is survived by his eight children; Karen, Mike, Lisa, Stephanie, Laura, Julia, Anthony and Maria, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, a brother Eugean and a sister Rita. A sister Eileen died before him.
He enjoyed gardening and speaking, reading and writing the Italian language.
At his request, there will be no calling hours. There will be a private funeral. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY 13601. A special thanks to Dr. Poggi and his entire staff.
Arrangements are with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.