Joseph Speciale Jr., of Lincoln Park, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the age of 85.
Born and raised in Bogota, Joseph graduated from Bogota High School where he was a member of the Atheltic Hall of Fame. He proudly served in the US Navy during World War II and later graduated from Bowling Green University. He was a lifelong Giants fan and successful business entrepreneur. Some of the businesses he owned and operated were, the Country Squire Restaurant, Strawberry Patch Nightclub, and Golf World.
He is survived by his children, Jaime, Suzanne, Joseph III, and Stephanie and her husband Thomas; his ex-wife, Joyce Speciale; his loving companion, Diane Mooney; his sisters, Nancy Monteferrario and Josephine Owens; and his brother, William and his wife Jane.
The family will receive visitors from 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Wednesday, February 15 at the funeral home.