Joseph Puggioni 73, of Carmel, passed away on January 1, 2012, at Putnam Hospital Center.
Mr. Puggioni was born on March 19, 1934, to Emmanuel and Josephine (Nucci) Puggioni in Brooklyn, NY. Mr. Puggioni proudly served his country with the US Navy during the Korean Conflict.
On June 29, 1958, he married Edna Sada in Brooklyn. He has lived in the Carmel area for the past 42 years and before that in Brooklyn.
He worked as a carpenter/mason for the Putnam County Highway Department.
He is survived by his devoted wife Edna of 53 years, his four loving children; Joseph Puggioni, Deborah Boyd, Lori-Ann Puggioni and Gina Puggioni-Flores; his two sisters, Florence Carter and Marie Puggioni; thirteen wonderful grandchildren; and eight adoring great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held on January 4, at Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel. A Mass of Christian burial was held on Thursday, January 5 at St. James the Apostle R.C. Church, in Carmel. Interment was private.