Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 28, 2013
JOSEPH A. NIOSI (Age 82)
Of Upper Marlboro, MD, passed away on December 25, 2013.
His was the loving father of six children, Christina M. Taylor, Christopher J. Niosi,
Joseph Niosi, Jr., Diane E. Niosi, Mark E. Niosi and the late Donna L. Niosi; brother of
Epiphany "Terri" Fiora, the late Marylu Niosi, the late Rose Mary DeVito and the late
Rosario Niosi. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.
Joseph was born and raised in Washington, DC; where he graduated from Eastern
High School (1950). After graduation he made a career out of working in the whole
sale liquor business.
Mr. Niosi was a member of Knights of Columbus, his two greatest loves were baseball
and his children.
Friends will be received at Lee Funeral Home Calvert, P.A., 8200 Jennifer Lane,
Owings, MD on Wednesday, January 2, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Most Holy Rosary Parish's St. Joseph Center,
11704 Duley Station Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 on January 3, 2014 at 11 a.m.
Interment following in Maryland Veterans' Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's Memory to: National Parkinson
Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.