Joseph David Nazionale – June 16, 2017

Joseph David Nazionale, 98, of Dennison, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Park Village Southside Campus in New Philadelphia. Born in Dennison on September 25, 1918, he was a son of the late David and Julia (Mastellarini) Nazionale.

Joe was a 1937 Dennison High graduate and proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was co-owner of Nazionale Gulf and had been a caregiver at the West Home for many years. He was a member of the Twin City V.F.W. Post #9338, having served on their Honor Guard and Three Rivers County Council, and was a member of the Uhrichsville Moose. He was a Harley Davidson enthusiast and a member of Immaculate Conception Church.

Surviving family includes children, Linda (Eric Botdorf) Chadwick and David Nazionale; daughter-in-law, Kathy Hill; grandchildren, Christopher, Ryan, Randy, and Renee; and 4 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Michael; brothers, William, Mario and Leo Nazionale; and sisters, Inez Hren and Anne Nazionale.

Father Tyron Tomson will celebrate the funeral Mass on Tuesday, June 20, at 10:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church in Dennison. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery near Dennison with a military committal service. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday at the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home in Dennison, concluding with a 7:00 p.m. Christian Wake Service. Contributions honoring Joe’s memory may be made to Immaculate Conception Church’s Memorial Book Fund.

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