Joseph Anthony Nicosia Jr., 72, a native and lifelong resident of Poquoson, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019. He worked as a supervisor for Sturgis Newport Business Forms for many years, and later became part-owner of the Paper House. He enjoyed car racing and followed the Sid Carmines Racing Team. He was a member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church and the owner of Nicosia Marina.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph A. Sr. and Katherine Holloway Nicosia; grandparents, Ernest and Margaret Holloway; grandson, Leon Nicosia Jr.; and brother, David Nicosia and wife Mabel. He is survived by his daughter, Bonnie Nicosia King; son, Leon Nicosia and Doris; grandchildren, Samantha Katherine King and Mary Jane Nicosia; former spouse, Jean Merriel Blount; and caretaker for 15 years, Sid Barrett.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1:00-2:00 PM, immediately following by Joe’s funeral service at 2:00 PM led by Pastor Lisa Blackmonson, all at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton.
Memorials in Joe’s name may be made to the Poquoson Fire & Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 2099, Poquoson, VA, 23662.
Poquoson Volunteer Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 2099, Poquoson VA 23662