Joseph "Joe-Joe" Marks, 68, died after a brief illness on March 7, 2013. Joseph was originally from Oxford, but resided in Derby for most of his life. He was the son of Katherine and John Marks. Joseph leaves behind his loving companion and fiance' Eileen Garofalo, her five children and their children, who lovingly referred to him as their grandfather "Joe-Joe." He also leaves behind his four children, Jeff and Jodi Marks of California and Dawn and Joe of Florida, his ex-wife, Carol Marks, five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
He was predeceased by his brother, John Marks. Joseph retired from J.J. Brennan Construction Co. He was a member of the Catholic War Veterans of Derby. "Joe-Joe" will be remembered fondly by friends and family for his large stature and even larger Lincoln that he so loved and drove all around town in.
The family has requested a private service at Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 West Church St., Seymour. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Trinity Cemetery, Seymour, CT. To share a memory, please go only to www.hullfh.com.