NILES, Ohio – Joseph J. Mango, 94, of Niles died Monday, July 10, 2017 at Northside Medical Center surrounded by his family.
He was born March 19, 1923, in Niles, the son of Thomas J. and Nellie Youll Mango.
Joseph was a life-long area resident and attended Niles McKinley High School.
He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles.
He enjoyed yard work and fishing.
Joseph worked for over 60 years as a heavy equipment operator out of Operating Engineers Hall Local 66. In his spare-time he worked at Girard Lake. He would always say “In a boat, this place looks like you are in Canada fishing.”
He is survived by a son, Thomas J. (Brenda) Mango of Fort Myers, Florida; a daughter, Victoria Lee Mango of Niles; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Joseph was preceded in death by his wife, Leona Camarata Mango, whom he married on May 15, 1948 and died November 27, 2001; a brother, Frank Mango and his son-in-law, Alan J. Tobias.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 Noon, Friday, July 14, 2017, at The Holloway-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles, Ohio.
Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. till time of service.
Burial will take place at All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta Township.
To send condolences to the Mango family visit www.hollowaywilliamsfuneralhome.com.
A television tribute will air Thursday, July 13 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.