Joseph A. Kortowich, “Pizza Joe”, age 64 called home to be with the Lord on January 11, 2014; Beloved son of Oscar and Pauline both deceased; Loving brother of Paul and Mary Ann Mariner; Cherished uncle to Nick, Gregg, Todd and Kim Mariner; Great uncle to Brittney, Jordan, Kennedy, Madison, Allison, John, Scott and Jacob; Great-great uncle to Christian and Jaxson; Loving father to Michael (Andreano) Thomas (deceased);
Joe has been in the pizza business since age 16, owning his first store at 21 and for 38 years there were lots of pizzas and many young guys and gals who worked alongside of him. In 2002 Joe and his longtime partner Paul Spidle sold Pizza Joe's and Deli to change direction and started home remodeling which he really enjoyed.
He will be fondly remembered by family and friends, his “sissy” and lifetime loves, Michele and Diane.
The family will receive friends in celebration of Joseph's life at Humenik Funeral Chapel, 14200 Snow Road, on Friday January 17, from 2-4 & 6-9PM where Funeral Services will be held at 7:30PM by Joe's Pastor and friend, Joe Abraham. Morning Prayers will take place at 10:30AM on Saturday. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Friday, January 17th, 2014, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel
Friday, January 17th, 2014, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel
Friday, January 17th, 2014, 7:30pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel
Holy Cross Cemetery