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Joseph E. Joria
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Joseph E. Joria

Died peacefully at home surrounded by family, after a brave six-month battle with brain cancer; Loving and beloved husband of Patricia, nee McGrath; World’s Best Dad to Julia (Adam) Million, Timothy (Anna), Terrence (Amanda), and Emily; Proud Grandpa of Audrey, Toby, Hannah, Harper, and Shelby; Beloved brother of Gerard (Christy); Dear son-in-law, uncle, and friend to many; Graduate of St. Francis de Sales High School, St. Xavier College, and Masters Degree from Illinois State University; U.S. Navy Veteran, and Ret. CPD Lieutenant.; Author, teacher, tour guide, collector, world traveler, and life-long learner; Visitation Sunday 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Monday 9:00 a.m. from Curley Funeral Home, 6116 W. 111th St. Chicago Ridge, to St. Cajetan Church, 112th St. & Artesian Ave., Chicago, IL 60655; Mass 10:00 a.m.; Interment Private; In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Francis de Sales High School, 10155 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago, IL 60617 or the Live Like John Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, would be appreciated; For Funeral info 708-422-2700, or

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3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Curley Funeral Home

6116 West 111th Street
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415





10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Cajetan Church

2445 W 112th St,
Chicago, IL 60655


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