Joseph F. Zaffiro
Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at the age of 88. Beloved husband of Therese (nee Weil) for 59 yrs. Loving father of James (Louise), Richard (Eileen), Mary Homesly, Barbara (Dennis) Birkley, Joseph Jr. (Brenda), Patricia Zaffiro-George and Eileen (Don) Kean. Grandfather of Katie, Tanya, Andre, Emma, Simone, Brian, Randy, Lisa, Sarah, Dennis Jr., Christina, Brandon, Connor, Mitchell, Abbey and Ashley. Great-grandfather of David and Ruby. Brother of Frances Accomondo and John (Lucille) Zaffiro. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Special friend of Dan Ramsey. Visitation will be held Sunday, Jan. 5 at 2 PM at St. Mary’s Catholic Faith Community, 9520 W. Forest Home Ave., followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 3 PM. Private interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.Joe was a proud decorated WWII Army veteran and recipient of the Bronze Star, Combat Infantry Badge and Purple Heart. In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorials to the St. Vincent DePaul Society of Milwaukee are suggested.