Joseph Charles Paskero

Joseph “Joe” Charles Paskero, age 90 of Collinsville, IL, born October 12, 1927 at home in Collinsville, IL, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at his residence surrounded by family.

Joe retired from Maclair Asphalt Company in Collinsville, IL after 40 years of service as an asphalt paving superintendent. He was an Army veteran. He enjoyed golfing, birdwatching, keeping track of the weather, bowling and relaxing. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Olivia nee Bonora Paskero; two brothers: Ted and Fred Prando; and three sisters: Mary Mahoney, Margaret Kreider and Helen Docter.

He is survived by his wife, Maryann nee Lentz Paskero; a son, Jay Paskero of Whitewright, TX; four daughters: Dawn (Brian) Bast of Highland, IL, Ann (Tim Atterberry) Paskero of Collinsville, IL, Beth (John) Cooksey of Johnston City, IL and Debbie (Kevin Pinkerton) Likert of Dupo, IL; 11 grandchildren: Tasha Paskero, Faith (Dustin) Tarr, Robert (Nikki) Likert, Danae Paskero, Abbey (Josh) Williamson, Max (Catie Lehnen) Likert, Savana “Fudzie” Paskero-Oberkfell, Samuel “Chuckie” Cooksey, Trenton “TJ” Paskero, Julia Paskero and Hazel “Beanie” Bast; 11 great grandchildren: Lillie "LG", Bella "Bell", Jocee "Jo Jo", Vincent "Goober", Avery "Avee", Kaiden, Izzy, Orion, Dahlia, Syeris and Naylei; 5 step-grandchildren; 5 step-great-grandchildren; two brothers: John Prando of Chicago, IL and Bob (Ruth) Paskero of Maryville, IL; two sisters: Marie Spalding of Collinsville, IL and Edie (Pat) Santen of Maryville, IL; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 4pm to 8pm on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, IL.

Funeral service with military honors will be 3pm on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the funeral home with Rev. Thomas Nadelin officiating. Burial will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Collinsville, Il at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice and will be received at the funeral home.

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