(April 16, 1939 - November 13, 2006)
Joseph “Joe” John Patella, 67, of Pudding Ridge, NC died Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at Forsyth Medical Center, Winston-Salem NC.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Floyd Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Charles Dickens officiating.
He was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., a retired employee of the Forsyth Medical Center Radiology Dept. and a U.S. Army veteran.
Surviving are wife, Janice Davis Patella of the home; son, Marcus Patella of Winston-Salem; daughters, Andrea Brothers and Donna Doub, both of Winston-Salem; brothers, Nick Patella, Vincent Patella, John Patella, all of Winston-Salem, David Patella of Wilmington; five grandchildren.
Briggs Funeral Home, Denton, NC is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 506 Alexander Drive, Durham, N.C. 27705.