PANKOWICZ Jr., Joseph P., 73, of Fairway Dr., Coventry, passed away at home peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, September 27, 2020. He was the beloved husband of 50 years to Linda A. (Cipalone) Pankowicz.
Born in West Warwick, he was a son of the late Joseph P. and Esther (Rego) Pankowicz.
Joseph was employed by Sears for 42 years as a salesman. He served in the Army Reserves while earning an Associate’s Degree in business. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, golfing and vacationing. In retirement, he spent his winters in Florida and summers in Rhode Island on his boat, enjoying both with loved ones. He was a member of the Rhode Island Yacht Club.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Kerry Stamatakos and her husband Nicholas of Warwick and Joseph J. Pankowicz and his wife Julie of Warwick; a sister, Shirley Lyle of Coventry and 4 grandchildren, Tiffany and Tory Stamatakos and Joseph Jr. and Alison Pankowicz.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm in the Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Rd. (Rte.3), Coventry, with a Funeral Service to follow at 7:00 pm. Due to the COVID 19 restrictions in place, burial will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated.
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