Joseph DeArdo

Joseph R. DeArdo Jr., 62 of Cleveland, Tennessee passed away peacefully at home on Monday May 10, 2021. Formerly of Wintersville, Ohio, Joey was born in Toronto, Ohio on April 12, 1959 to the late Joseph Sr. and Connie (Maggi) DeArdo.

Joey graduated from Wintersville High School in 1978. Joey loved helping others, he was involved with the Boy Scouts early on and also was a firefighter with the Wintersville Vol. Fire Dept. Joey was part of the original group that founded Wintersville’s “Thunder in the Valley” fireworks celebration. Joey had a passion for building and crafts. Joeys many passions included custom weaved baskets, candle making, wood crafts, stained glass and much much more. Joey also served as a Wintersville councilman along side his father previously. Joey loved camping, the outdoors and traveled with his wife Denise before settling down at his current home in Cleveland, TN.

Surviving is his wife Denise (Weir) DeArdo of Cleveland, TN., his daughter Megan DeArdo of New Castle, PA. His son Steven (Mindy) DeArdo of Ohio. Brothers Michael DeArdo of Wheeling WV., and Paul (Bobbi) DeArdo of Wintersville, OH. Also surviving are his nieces, nephews and grandson.

We invite you to send a message of comfort and view the family guest- book at www. companionfunerals. com.

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service, Cleveland Chapel is in charge of arrangements.