Joseph "Joe" Safranski

Joseph "Joe" Safranski of Hartford passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2007 as the result of an automobile accident. He was 18 years old.

He was born July 6, 1988 in Neenah to Andy and Debbie (nee Cashman) Safranski. Joe attended and graduated from Herman School. He was a senior at Hartford Union High School. He was a member of the HUHS tennis team as a junior and the chess team. He was scheduled to attend the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in the fall. Joe had a gentle and caring spirit that endeared people to him. He made friends easily. Joe had a love for animals, especially his dog Molly. He loved War Hammer tournaments, ice cream in the evenings, and being with family and friends. Joe will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all he touched.

Joe is survived by his parents Andy and Debbie; his brothers, Scott and Eric; and his maternal grandparents, Joan and Richard Cashman of Florida. He is further survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins other relatives and special friends. Joe was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Joseph and Lorna Safranski.

Funeral Services for Joe were Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at Shimon Funeral Home in Hartford, with Rev. Doug Livingston officiating. Visitation was on Wednesday at the funeral home prior to the service.

Shimon Funeral Home assisted the family.