Joseph E. Pazero Sr.

May 11, 1927 ~ July 12, 2018 (age 91)


Joseph E. Pazero Sr., 91, of Worden, Illinois, passed away at 1:30 PM on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Evelyn's House in Creve Coeur, Missouri.  He was born on May 11, 1927 in Benld, Illinois, the son of the late Joseph & Ann (Janulavich) Pazero.  He was married to Joyce L. Woodward on November 6, 1948 in Worden, Illinois & she passed away on December 19, 2014.  Joe was employed as a supervisor at Shell Oil Company in Roxana, Illinois for 38 years & was also a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Pacific during World War II.  He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Worden, Worden American Legion Post #564, Worden Volunteer Fire Department, & the NRA.  He was an avid hunter (squirrel hunting was his passion), blue gill fisherman, & loved to garden.

He is survived by 3 Sons - Joseph "Jay" (Angela) Pazero Jr. of Kirkwood, MO; Blaine (Jeanne) Pazero of Benld, IL; & Blake (Annie) Pazero of Dow, IL;  4 Grandchildren - Nicole (Charlie) Griese, Danielle Pazero, Blake Joseph Pazero, & Joseph Evan Pazero.  Besides his wife & parents, he was preceded in death by a brother - Kenny Pazero.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Worden City Cemetery in Worden, Illinois with Rev. Heath Curtis officiating.  Memorials are suggested to either Trinity Lutheran Church of Worden or to Community Memorial Hospital of Staunton.


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