COOPERSTOWN - Joseph Piambino, 78, formerly of Long Island, passed away early Sunday morning, Dec. 10, 2017, at his home on Hade Hollow Road with his family by his side.
He was born Aug. 1, 1939, in Brooklyn, a son of Frank and Frances (Ingargiola) Piambino.
He married Linda Ketcham on Sept. 3, 1988, in Mt. Sinai.
For many years Joe was employed as a manufacturing engineer with Sperry Rand at the plant in Lake Success.
Following his retirement, Joe and Linda moved from Long Island to Cooperstown.
An avid outdoorsman, Joe enjoyed fishing and boating as well as skeet shooting, and was a member of the Cooperstown Sportsmen's Association and Richfield Sportsmen's Club.
Joe played guitar for many years and performed as lead guitarist in a band called Rhythm Inc. from 1970 to 1980.
Joe is survived by his loving wife, Linda of Cooperstown; two sons, Frank Piambino and companion, Connie of Alplaus and Daniel Molyneux and wife, Bernadette of Shirley; four grandchildren, James, Emily, Thomas and Joseph; and one brother, Thomas Piambino and wife, Jean of Island Park.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home, 82 Chestnut St., Cooperstown.
Funeral services will be offered at 7 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home with Fr. John P. Rosson, pastor of St. Mary's "Our Lady of the Lake" Roman Catholic Church in Cooperstown, officiating. Immediately following services, the family will continue receiving friends until 9 p.m.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.
Published on December 11, 2017