Joseph Nociti passed away Friday, May 24, 2019 at the age of 100. A lifelong resident of Riverside, Joseph worked in the pine barrens in the blueberry fields and cranberry bogs before entering the U. S. Army during WW II. While fighting in the European Theater, Joseph was a POW/MIA. His was the recipient of two purple hearts. After the war, Joseph was employed for 25 years as a paint shader for the now defunct Cosden Chemical Coatings Corp, Beverly. He loved the outdoors, was an avid gardener, hunter and fisherman.
Beloved husband of the late Adelane E. “Dolly” ( nee Coppola), with whom he was married for 65 years before her passing in 2012. Devoted father of Tim Nociti (Pam) and Joanne Nociti Hendrick (Jim). Loving grandfather of Melanie Bensing (Brian), Kelly Hendrick and Kevin Hendrick, great grandfather of Brian and Talan. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Joseph’s viewing Friday morning from 9 am to 10 am at the Chadwick Memorial Home, 154 Webster St., Riverside. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 am at Jesus, The Good Shepherd Parish, St. Peter’s Church, Riverside. Entombment St. Peter’s Cemetery, Riverside. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Dr., Suite 300, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.