Joseph F. Saravo age 64 of Fall River died Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at his residence. He was the husband of Nancy A. (Tavares) Saravo, to whom he had been married for twenty five years.
Born in Fall River, son of the late Henry A. Saravo, Sr. and the late Helen C. (Whitecavage) Saravo, he was a lifelong resident of Fall River and a graduate of Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. He was employed as an electrician for the Fall River Housing Authority, retiring in November 2013.
Joe was a member of the Loggia Vittorio Veneto #1035 Order of Sons of Italy in America, IBEW, Elks Club and St. Anne's Fellowship. Active in the Columbus Park Little League, as a coach, umpire and a member of the board of directors, he also served as a district administrator for the Fall River Little League. For a period of time he also coached Holy Name Church CYO.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons: Matthew A. Saravo and Marc A. Saravo both of Fall River, a daughter: Jennifer M. Correia and her husband Richard of Fall River, a granddaughter: Mikayla A. Saravo and a grandson: Luke Correia. He was brother of the late Henry A. Saravo, Jr.
His funeral will take place on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 9AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE AT CHERRY PLACE, 178 Winter St., Fall River followed by a funeral mass at 10AM in Holy Rosary Chapel, 120 Beattie Street, Fall River. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Fall River. Visiting hours will be Sunday 2-5PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Sons of Italy Scholarship Fund, c/o of Pres. Mario Lucciola, 54 Chavenson Street, Fall River, MA 02723.