Joseph G. Davis, of Gillette, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. He was 87.
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Joe was born in Morristown, NJ, a son to the late Catherine (Carnogursky) and Joseph G. Davis. He was a longtime resident of Millington before settling in Gillette for the last 32 years.
Joe worked for over 30 years in construction as a Heavy Equipment Operator with Bud Ferber of Green Village (and other companies) before retiring. He truly felt at home while spending time in the great outdoors. Joe loved hunting, fishing, gardening and regular get-togethers over coffee with his friends. He was devoted to his wife Ann, his children, stepchildren and their families.
Joe was predeceased by his sisters Evelyn Keyser and Margaret "Sis" Herudek and brothers Franklin and Robert Davis.
He is survived by his beloved wife Ann (Tremonte) Davis; his sons, Joseph Davis and James Davis and his wife Wendy; his daughters, Sharon Lindstadt and her dear friend Leo, and Debora Callahan and her Husband Carl; stepchildren Angelo Martone and Paula Martone; his sister Helen Norton, six grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He will be deeply missed by his family and all who knew and loved him.
Cremation was private. Visitation will be from 11am - 1pm, with a Memorial Service at 12 noon on Saturday June 22, 2019 at the Shrine of Saint Joseph in the Retreat room. The Shrine is located at 1050 Long Hill Rd, Stirling, NJ. The arrangements are under the direction of the Valley Memorial Funeral Home 1012 Valley Rd., Gillette, NJ. Any additional details will be announced through the funeral home Website and social media at valleymemorialfuneralhome.net
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions can be made to Joe and Ann’s favorite charity: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (in his name).