Joseph Cammarata, 80

Joseph Cammarata, 80, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at his residence.

He was born on Dec. 30, 1931 in Milwaukee to the late Jacob and Anna (nee Pizzaloto) Cammarata. Joe graduated from Rufus King High School in 1951 and then attended Marquette University, graduating in 1956 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He was united in marriage to Patricia Kupsh on June 30, 1962.

During his career, Joe worked as an accountant at various companies in the Milwaukee area. He was a member of the Milwaukee Lawn Bowling Association for many years and he also volunteered at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital as a Eucharistic minister.

He is survived by his wife, Pat; two sons, John Cammarata and James Cammarata; a brother, Jacob “Jack” (Mary) Cammarata; a sister in-law, Carol Tank; many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Frank (Lita) Cammarata.

A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 11 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials to the American Heart Association are appreciated.

Joe’s family would like to express a sincere thank you to Dr. Al Quermit and his nurse, Kathy, and the staff of Kathy Home Hospice.

Myrhum–Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the family. Online guestbook and condolences may be found at