Joseph 'Slugger''s Story
Joseph "Slugger" J. DiCarlo passed away June 13, 2018, at home, after a lengthy illness. Born in Lockport October 17, 1933, he was the son of Joe and Rose (Wawrzyniec) DiCarlo.
He served in the US Army from 1953 to 1955. Joseph worked for Bell Aerospace and Montgomery Ward until his retirement in 1999. He was an avid baseball fan of NY Yankees, playing for the Lockport Midget League (Elks), and also coached for nearly 50 years locally.
Joseph is survived by his wife of 64 years, Joan (Piedmont) DiCarlo; children, Michael (Mary Ann) DiCarlo, Lynn (Joseph Russo) DiCarlo and Pilar (Jim) Voutour; grandchildren, Maria (Jason) Dool, John (Ashley Sherman) DiCarlo, Sarah DiCarlo, Julia Voutour and Lydia Voutour; great-grandchildren, Carter and Ellie Dool; brothers, John (Vivian) DiCarlo and Vince (Deborah) DiCarlo; also several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call Friday, June 15th, from 3-8 PM in Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport. A Mass will be celebrated Saturday, June 16th, at 10 AM in All Saints Oratory, 391 Market St., Lockport. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated.
Published on June 13, 2018