Joseph A. "Joe" Saeva

Joseph A. Saeva age 91 died October 29, 2019 at Unity Hospital following a short illness.  He was surrounded by his family.  Joe was born October 1, 1928 in Albion, a son of the late Pasquale and Antoinette (Barber) Saeva and had lived in this area all of his life. 

Joe graduated from Albion High School in 1947 where he played football, basketball, baseball, ran track and bowled.  He was most proud of his 5 letters he received for being an athlete.  Joe’s biggest passion was golf.  He and his 3 brothers owned and operated Reliable Cleaners in Albion for many years.  He will be remembered as a very caring and family-oriented man who was always willing to lend a helping hand for anyone in need.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters Rose Monacelli, Ann Colonna, Mary Stevens; his brothers Nunzio and John.  He is survived by his sister Martha DePeters and his sister-in-law Fran Saeva both of Albion as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Ave. Albion Friday November 1st 3:00pm-7:00pm where prayers will be recited on Saturday at 9:30am followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am at Holy Family Parish-St. Joseph’s Church.  Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion NY 14411 or Holy Family Parish, 106 S. Main St. Albion NY 14411.