• Born: February 3, 1964
  • Died: November 21, 2012
  • Location: Valley CIty, Ohio

A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Homes

18149 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Tel. (440) 260-8800

Tribute & Message From The Family

JOSEPH M. BRITZ age 48. Devoted husband of Ann (nee Giuliano). Loving father of the late Carina Ruth-Ann. Cherished son of Olga and the late Anthony. Dearest brother of Tony (Paul Mares), Donald (Ann) and Bonnie Thurnauer (Art). Special uncle of Jessica, Brad, Halle, Late Matthew and many others. Dear son in law of the late William and Ruth Giuliano. Dear brother in law of Mark (Judy), Paul (Lelia), Greg (Susie), Jeff (Cindy), Bill (Beth) and David Giuliano, Amy Mueller (Steve) and Mary Spenthoff (Paul). Cousin, godfather and friend of many. Joe was an avid hunter, dedicated salesman, world travler and collector of trivial knowledge. Joe was a man of great fortitude, whose sense of humor asn passion for life's simple pleasures inspired all who knew him. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday November 26, 2012 in St. Martin of Tours Church, 1800 Station Road, Valley City, OH 44280 at 10:30 AM. (EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH) Interment St. Martin of Tours Cemetery. Family suggest contributions to the James Cancer Development Department, Ohio State University, 660 Ackerman Rd, Columbus, OH 43221. Friends received Sunday 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 PM at the A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH (West of I-71).