HYANNIS- Joseph F. Trudell, Jr., 59, passed away peacefully with his sisters Norma Jean and Debra by his side, on Friday, August 6, 2021 at Pavillion Rehabilitaion and Nursing Center.
He was born in Worcester on February 17, 1962 a son of Joseph F. Trudell, Sr., and Elizabeth L. "Betty" Jackson. Joey was raised in Worcester and was a graduate of South High School Class of 1982 and was employed for many years as a maintenance man for Star Laundromat.
If Joey wasn't at Star, he could often be found taking in an old movie. He especially loves classic western television shows like Gun Smoke and The Rifleman, as well as Three Stooges, Abbot and Costello and Laurel Hardy. He also loved watching wresting and you couldn't pull him away from Monday Night Raw. He was a New England Patriots Fan! He had a passion for photography and never left home without a camera. He also enjoyed music, especially country, Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley and his favorite song "You Are My Sunshine". He loved playing bingo and most of all scratch tickets and his beloved stuffed animals. Joey enjoyed his shopping trips with his sisters and frequent trips to Worcester hanging out with his brothers and he enjoyed family gatherings with his nieces and nephews. Joey was a kind and gentle person who will be sadly missed by all.
He leaves behind eight siblings, Debra J. McMasters, Norma Jean Brooks, Richard E. Brooks, Edward C. Brooks, Robert and Lisa Trudell, David A. Trudell, Brian and Heidi Trudell and Brenda Trudell; many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
Family and friends will celebrate Joe's life on Saturday, August 21st with visiting hours from 9:00am until 11:00am with a prayer service to follow at the Callahan, Fay & Caswell Life Celebration Home, 61 Myrtle St., Worcester. He will then be laid to rest at St. John's Cemetery. His family asks that memorial donations be made to Veterans Inc., 69 Grove St., Worcester, MA 01605.