Joseph M. Damiano

Sept. 18, 1958 - Sept. 6, 2018

Joseph M. Damiano, 59, Bellwood, passed away Thurs­day at his residence, surrounded by his family.

He was born in Altoona, son of Ronald B. and Barbara A. (McGeary) Damiano.

Surviving are a daughter, Megan Kephart of Altoona; a son, Joseph J. (Erin) Damiano of Pittsburgh; his mother of Bellwood; two sisters: Brenda J. Damiano of Toms River, N.J., and Bonnie L. (Dave) Hennaman of Altoona; a brother, William D. (Grace) Damiano of Bellwood; his life companion and best friend, Dee Bickel; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Joseph was a 1976 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School. He retired from the railroad in food management and then started up his own eBay business.

He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a member of the Tyrone American Legion Riders. Joseph also enjoyed camping and fishing.

Friends will be received from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at Vincent J. Good Funeral Parlor, Bellwood, where a funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Because of his love of animals, the family requests that donations be made to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.