Jan. 1931 – Jan. 2010
Joseph “Joe” passed away at the age of 79. He was born and raised in Winton, CA and had lived in Turlock for the last 31 years. He worked as a self employed welder for 45 years. He attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and spending time in his shop. He was a very hard worker and also loved family gatherings and his dogs.
Joe or “Papa Joe” was a wonderful man, husband, father and grandfather. He would do anything for anyone at anytime. He adored his wife more than anything in the world. He would always come home from work with a big smile on his face and say “Hello Babe”; he did this everyday of their 31 year marriage. Joe was always happy and always gave his family love. “We will be missing you Papa until we get to see you in heaven.”
He is survived by his loving wife Charlotte; children Tim Paes, Lisa Paes, Cindy Paes all of Turlock, Mark Stuckey of Idaho, Wayne Stuckey of Empire and Roseann Soares of Delhi and Lenore Wilson of Ceres; sister Evelyn Silva of Atwater; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son Willie Stuckey and grandson Markus Stuckey.
Viewing will be at Allen Mortuary on Tuesday, February 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the rosary following at 5:00 p.m. also at Allen Mortuary. Reception will follow at Mountain View Grange Hall 9737 Crowslanding Rd. Turlock, CA 95380. Memorial contributions can be made in his name to the charity of donor’s choice.