Joseph passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2011.

Joseph was a resident of Gaithersburg, Maryland at the time of his passing.

He served in the Navy and attended the US Naval Academy, VA Tech and University of North Carolina.

A memorial service was held on Monday, December 19, 2011, 11am at Grace United Methodist Church 119 North Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions were made to the scholarship fund at Potomac Bethesda Rotary Foundation, 8220 Gainsborough Court West Potomac, MD 20854.