Joseph Mazzone Obituary, Death- Joseph H. Mazzone, age 72. Cherri, whose maiden name was Thompson, has described to him as a devoted husband over the course of their 52-year marriage. Beloved father to Christa Mazzone, whose marriage to Brian Palmberg, Jeffrey Mazzone, whose marriage to Kathleen, and Mark Mazzone, whose marriage to Jessica Masbaum, all of whom are now happily married. They all want their “Papa Joe” to know how much love they have for him, and Molly, Aiden, Dylan, Lucca, Leo, and Magdalena all want him to know it.
When Joseph first started working as a fire investigator in 1983, he founded the company that would become known as Mazzone Investigation Service. This is the only area of professional endeavor that he has ever pursued for himself. Since 1972, he has been an active member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, and throughout this time period, he has served on the board of directors of the organization for a combined total of two terms. In addition to that, he served as President of the organization’s Illinois branch for a length of time.
He spent the first 10 years of his career as a volunteer fireman with the Central Stickney Fire Department. He then spent the next thirty-five years of his career as a volunteer firefighter and investigator with the Roberts Park Fire District. He had a cumulative total of fifty years of service in both of those jobs.
The family will be welcoming guests on the afternoon of Friday, April 14, 2023, from three o’clock in the afternoon until eight o’clock in the evening. A Funeral Chapel Service will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Richard-Midway Funeral Home, which is located at 5749 Archer Ave. in Archer Park. (Corner of Lorel). It was agreed that Fairmount-Willow Hills Memorial Park would be the appropriate location for the burial.