Joseph P. Compagnone, age 87, a lifelong resident of Gloversville, NY, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at the Palatine Nursing Home after a long illness. He was born in Gloversville on June 8, 1926, a son of the late Nick and Helen Muscato Compagnone. He attended Gloversville schools. Joseph was employed for General Electric of Schenectady, NY as a welder, retiring in 1985. He was of the Catholic faith and a member of the Johnstown Moose and the Bleecker Fish and Game Club.
He was predeceased by his wife, Genevieve, who died in 1991; and two brothers, John and Ted Compagnone. He is survived by one brother, Anthony R. Compagnone; and one sister, Mary Smith, both of Johnstown; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Cremation will take place at the Parkview Crematory, Schenectady, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements are by the John W. Finocan Funeral Home Inc., 13 Prospect Ave., Gloversville. Online condolences may be made to www.finocanfh.com.