Joseph Brunetto Jr.
Brunetto, Joseph Jr. ALBANY Joseph Brunetto Jr., 75, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016, with his loving family by his side. Joe was born in Johnstown, on July 31, 1941, to the late Joseph and Josephine (Tarnowski) Brunetto. Joe was a graduate of Albany High School in 1958. After graduation he began his career at the Times Union, where he retired as a production manager in 2005. In 1964, he married the love of his life, Peggie Erwin. They were married for 52 years. Joe will be remembered for his love of traveling with his wife and friends. His passion in life was rooting for the New York Yankees. Joe is predeceased by his brothers, Donald Brunetto, and Rosairo Brunetto. He is survived by his loving wife, Peggie Brunetto; his children, Joseph (Brenda) M. Brunetto, and Joyce (Michael) M. Peterson; his three grandchildren, Bram and Aiden Peterson, and Joseph C. Brunetto; his siblings, Thomas (Maguy) Brunetto, and Rosann Brunetto; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held at New Comer Funeral Home, 343 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205, on Wednesday, October 19, from 4-7 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 20, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 1580 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12205, at 11 a.m. Burial will be held at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Colonie. Joe's family would like to thank all the staff at The Eddie Village Green, House One, for all their kindness and compassion during Joe's stay.
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