Joseph Robert Pardo, Sr., 80, of Lockport, NY, passed away on May 30, 2021. Born on September 2, 1940 in Lockport, NY, he was the son of the late Anthony and Rosemary (nee Crafts) Pardo. On January 26, 1974, he married Carleen G. Kaltenbacher.
Joe, as he was known, was a lifelong resident of Lockport, NY and graduated from Lockport High School in 1958. He earned his associates degree from Erie Community College and was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force Reserves. In the late 1980’s, Joe retired from IBM, as a Senior Service Technician, earning many awards, recommendations and citations for his exemplary service. He was a member of Emmanuel Methodist Church in Lockport. Joe had a passion for dogs, especially his own, and enjoyed taking them to various locations to comfort others as therapy dogs. He also enjoyed rollerskating and photography.
In addition to his wife Carleen, Joe is survived by a son, Edward (Mary) Pardo and was predeceased by a son, Joseph Robert Pardo, Jr. He is also survived by grandchildren, Daniel and Bridget Pardo; a brother, Gary (late Sally) Pardo and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents and son, Joe was preceded in death by his sister, Rosemary B. Pardo.
The family will be present on Saturday, June 5th from 10am until 12:00 p.m. at the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007) where Joe’s funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. with his cousin, Robert Goodlander officiating. Friends invited. Live feed available at www.facebook.com/goodlandercares Prayers of committal and interment will follow in Cold Springs Cemetery, Lockport, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to South Lockport Volunteer Fire Company, an animal rescue charity of one's choice or to Mercy Flight. Professional arrangements are under the care of Michael R. Goodlander. Share condolences at GOODLANDERCARES.com
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