Joseph Francis Riforgiato, 81, of the Chautauqua County Home of Dunkirk, N.Y., and formerly of Brocton, N.Y., passed away after an extended illness Friday afternoon, Dec. 6, 2013, with his loving family by his side.
Joseph was born Oct. 9, 1932, in Portland, N.Y., and was the son of the late Joseph (Jake) and Jessie Sinare Riforgiato. He lived locally his entire life.
Funeral services will be held at St. Dominic's Roman Catholic Church on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at 10 a.m. where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated by Father Joseph Walters.
Interment will be at Portland Evergreen Cemetery in Portland, N.Y. Full military honors will be con-ducted by The American Legion John W. Dill Post 434 of Brocton.
The Morse Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.