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.