DANVERS - James Joseph "Joe" Sadoway, passed away on February 9, 2018, in Pilgrim Nursing Home.
Born in Danvers on March 16, 1932, he was the son of the late James and Stella (Jarzynka) Sadoway. Joe was raised and educated in Danvers. He had been employed as a pattern fabricator for several shoe manufacturers including, Pequot Mills, Duchess Footwear, and Miller Shoe Co. He had also been employed as a custodian for the Danvers Public Schools for 20 years. Joe had been a town meeting member, and a member of the Polish Club in Danvers. He enjoyed 10-pin bowling and had been part of the Danvers Community Theater. Joe also enjoyed woodcarving and won many awards at the Topsfield Fair. He dedicated most of his life to care for his special needs sisters, Maryann and Jean Sadoway.
He is survived by his nieces and nephews, Ed and Janet Sadoway, of Salem, Jack and Donna Sadoway, of Arizona, Diane and Doug Dorr, of Florida, Stephanie and William Wilson, of Peabody, David and Yvonne Sadoway, of Bradford, Deborah Bolduc, of New Hampshire, Stephen and Jessica Sadoway, of Ipswich; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Sadoway, of Florida; his close friend, Ed Schott; and several great-nieces and nephews and extended family. He was predeceased by his siblings, John and his wife, Joan, Stanley, Edward, Maryann and Jean Sadoway. He was the loving companion of the late Elsie Tiplady, and adored her two grandsons, Jonathan and Nathaniel Tiplady.
His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. Visiting hours will be held prior to the service on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will take place in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe's name to The Danvers Senior Center, 14 Stone Street, Danvers, MA 01923. For more information, please visit www.LyonsFuneral.com.
Published on February 20, 2018