Joe Pete Grizzaffi, beloved husband, father, and friend, passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010 at the age of 82 years. Joe was born October 22, 1927 in Houston.
Joe is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Rose, and his brothers, Luke, Anthony, Bennie, Johnnie, Vincent, and Sam. Surviving Joe are; his wife of 62 years, Bernadine Tallerine Grizzaffi; his children, Frank Grizzaffi and wife, Kathy, Kathy Campise and husband Charles, and Susan Towey and husband James; grandchildren, Jeff, Greg, and Katie Grizzaffi, Christopher, Joe, Ryan, and Valerie Campise, and Jennifer and Daniel Towey; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Angelina Joslin; numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday, August 29, 2010, at Niday Funeral Home, where a vigil will be offered at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 10:30 AM Monday, August 30, 2010, at St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, 11011 Hall Road, in Houston. Rite of committal will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers are; Jeff and Greg Grizzaffi, Chris, Joe, and Ryan Campise, and Daniel Towey.