Joseph D'Onofrio, 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 11, 2017.
Joseph was born in Youngstown, Ohio to the late Guido and Anna Polito D'Onofrio and was of the Baptist faith. He grew up in Lowellville, Ohio where he graduated high school and continued his education at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Following his time in college, Joseph proudly joined the United States Army during the Korean War where he showcased his talent as a trumpet player with the Army Band for four years. He later went to work with his father in construction for a few years before becoming a real estate appraiser in the Youngstown area. Joseph eventually relocated to Warner Robins where he continued his career in real estate and served on the board of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers.
A devoted member of Southside Baptist Church, Joseph was also a member of The Loyal Order of Moose. He was an avid golfer, but loved spending time with his family most of all. Joseph will be remembered by all who knew him as a loving and dedicated husband and father, and a doting grandfather and great-grandfather.
His memory will forever be treasured by his loving wife, Ruth A. D'Onofrio of Warner Robins; children, Joe D'Onofrio of Florida, Dave D'Onofrio (Dena) of Warner Robins, Marianne Harlan of N. Augusta, South Carolina, Rick D'Onofrio (Terri) of New Port Richey, Florida, John D'Onofrio (Leah) of Las Vegas, Nevada, Bryan D'Onofrio (Darci) of Wesley Chapel, Florida, Christine Moore of Adin, California, and Denise Magyrosi of Byron; fifteen grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14th at Southside Baptist Church with visitation one hour prior to the service. At the family's request, his burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given in memory of Joseph to Heart of Georgia Hospice, 103 Westridge Dr., Warner Robins, GA 31088, www.heartofgahospice.org.