Joseph Bartell



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Greece: Sunday, November 15, 2009 at age 83. Devoted husband and father. Predeceased by his sisters, Dorothy Gauger, Irene Smyda, Lillian Mancuso; brother, Fred Bartell. Survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Joan Bartell; daughters, Lynne Bartell, Kathy Jo Kane, Jane Bartell (Edwin Horton); sister, Jane (Bob) DiNieri; brothers, Eugene (Shirley) Bartell, Roger (Marie) Bartell; grandchildren, Zachary Kane, Tieran Horton; mother-in-law, Lillian Perrin; many loving in-laws, nieces and nephews. Joe was a proud Navy veteran of World War II. Friends may call Tuesday 4-8 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday 10:30 AM in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of your choice in his memory. For more information or to sign Joseph’s guestbook, please visit


  1. Doug & Carol Bartell on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Aunt Joan, Kathy, Jane and Lynne. We will miss Uncle Skinny. We love you all.

  2. Gwen Gauger on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Aunt Joan, Lynn, Kathy & Jane, You are in my hearts and prayers today! I love you all and am so sorry Uncle Skinny is gone, but he is at peace now. I will miss him……no matter where it was I saw him he never came or left with out saying ‘love you gwenny’ and I will NEVER forget that. I love him too!! God Bless……Gwen

  3. Kathy Jo on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Dad, God Bless you. I’m so sad that you are gone, but I’m comforted in my belief that you are at peace. Find a good fishing place for us with vines and waterfalls…I Love You…Your Kathy Jo

  4. Juliano Family on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Joan & Family, Our Deepest Sympathy for your most precious Loss. May you find comfort in the Love & Support of Friends & in the knowledge of having a new Angel watching over You All, Sincerely, Melissa,John,Jordan & Tara Juliano

  5. Tony O'Geen on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Joan, Kathy Jo, Lynne, and Jane…As your husband and father is joined in heaven with all the comfort and peace that the Lord promises, we are left to celebrate his life and the profound mark he has left on this earth in each of you. I am most grateful to have you all in friendship and love. May God Bless and care for each of you and your loved ones as he does Joseph.

  6. Kat Steers on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Joan, KathyJo, Lynne, and my dearest Janey, Our thoughts and prayers go out to your entire family who knew and love Joseph. We hope you find comfort together during this sad time remembering the fun and laughter he brought to you all throughout his life. Tom and Kat Cirrinicione

  7. John & Jan Milne on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Joan,Kathy Jo,Jane & Lynn, We are so very sorry for the loss of your dear husband and father. He was a gentle man, may all your memories help to ease your pain. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. love, Jan & John Milne x,o

  8. James harbick on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Mrs. B, Lynne, Kathy Jo and my sweet best friend Jane Ann, Mere words can only hope to begin to comfort you all in this moment in time. I know all too well the pain you all feel right now. It gets a little easier as each day comes but of course, a loved one is never far from our thoughts. The funny thing is, the memories form when you least expect it… like big puffy clouds on a blue sunny day… not threatening but just present and, honestly, quite wonderful. Love him now and always as you did before. It’s true that we are the sum total of every single person we’ve ever met, known and loved. His smile and laugh lives on inside each of you. So please, celebrate his life whenever possible… it brings joy to all of you and lets your heart grow even bigger. My arms reach out to hold you all….. much love and affection, James

  9. Anita Maida Stell on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    I was very sorry to hear of Joe’s death. I worked with him at Acro Industries and he was always willing to help you if you needed and he always had a smile. He was so proud of his family. We spent many hours talking about them. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in Peace Joe. You will be missed. Anita M. Stell

  10. Roy and Juli Migliaccio on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Jane and family, I can’t tell you how sorry we are for your loss. It is for sure one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to go through. Try and take comfort knowing that God has bigger and better plans for him. Now is the time to look back on all the great memories and laugh at all the crazy moments you’ve shared together. Just think how lucky you all are to have had him in your lives. There will always be a part of you missing now, but just know that he will always have a piece of you with him. Stick together as a family and you can get through anything! xxoo

  11. Karen and Jerry Kozlowski on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Joan Jerry and I are so sad to hear of Joe’s passing. We have many great memories of family parties. This is a very sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Karen and Jerry Kozlowski

  12. Tiffany Hamilton on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Joan, Jane and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of sorrow. It will be the little things that you will remember, the quiet moments, the smiles, the laughter. And although it may seem hard right now, it will be the memories of these little things that help to push away the pain and bring the smiles back again Lots of love to you all, Tiffany

  13. Jean Piendel on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Joe is now with the Lord. His time came for him to go. I wish his dear wife, Joan PEACE AS IF HAVE FOUND JUST LOSING MY HUSBAND ONE MONTH AGO.

  14. Muriel on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Kathy Jo and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I know you have fond memories. Love you, Muriel

  15. Pete and Terri Schmidt on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Kathy Jo and family; we’re very sorry for your loss, and our hearts, prayers and thoughts are with you. Never having the pleasure to meet Joe, he sounds like he was a loving husband and father who will be missed a great deal. God Bless you all. Pete and Terri Schmidt

  16. Cambria Sanders on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Papa Joe was a great man and I am so blessed that he was a part of my life. I have many great memories of him and he will truly be missed but be at ease to know that he is in Heaven resting in peace celebrating with the angels. I wouldnt be surprised if Papa was up there causing a riot already :0) Rick and Wyatt both wish they could have met him but I am sure to tell them of all our great memories and share pictures with them so they will know who Papa is. All our love, hugs and kisses, The Sanders Family

  17. Jim Barbarino on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    My thoughts are with you all. Although it has been many years since I have seen Joe, he always stood out as a true gentlemen, treating me with respect.

  18. Faircloth Family on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you Jane (and all family members). Thinking of you! Joy, Chris, and Grant

  19. Amber Sorgato on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    To all of your family, We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Amber and Gabriele Sorgato

  20. MarQue Woolfolk & Family on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    To the Bartell Family, Sending you love & blessing in this time & always. May the comfort of the Holy Spirit be with you all to give you peace. Know that the Lord has Joseph Bartell and he is rejoicing in heaven. You will see him again in eternity. Until then may Gods loving arms be wrapped around you – safe in Him arms. Prayers & Blessings in Jesus Name. Amen Hugs & Love MarQue, Darryl & Markus

  21. Bisher Akil on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    To you and your family please accept sincere condolences from staff of The NYMD. Bisher Akil

  22. Sara and Bobby Hoffman on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    We are grateful and thankful to have known Joe. His smile and laugh were infectious. We hope you receive all the love and strength we are sending you through our thoughts. Love, Sara and Bobby Hoffman

  23. Gene and Kathy Newlin on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    We have fond memories of our visits with Joe and Joan. The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  24. Dorie and Ed Root on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    We send our love and prayers to Joan, daughters and all the Bartell family. We know Joe is with the angels now, as he was with his caring, devoted family on earth. Thank you for taking care of him, as he did us on many a trip to the polka parties. I shall always remember him with his impish smile. Love & hugs. d.

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