• James Cancer Development Dept. of Ohio State University
    660 Ackerman Road
    Columbus, OH 43221

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“Sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and family. ”
1 of 48 | Posted by: Tony V. DiPietro - PA - Cousin

“Ann, I am so sorry for your loss. His love will remain with you always. You are in my prayers. Mrs. Borisa ”
2 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“I am sorry to learn of Joe's passing. We graduated from Parma High the same year, and I remember Joe as a kind person. He was also an exceptional...Read More »
3 of 48 | Posted by: Karl Arula - Strongsville, OH

“Dear Ann, Please know I hold you, Joe, and Carina in my prayers. You will all always be a remarkable, loving family. ”
4 of 48 | Posted by: Donna Patno

“I am sorry to learn of Joe's passing. My prayers are with his family and friends. I have known Joe about 10 years or so through work. He was...Read More »
5 of 48 | Posted by: DeWayne Speer - Tulsa, OK

“Ann and Family,Having attended Joe's wake, I am amazed by your strength and love for each other. I cannot imagine the loss you feel, but I hope you...Read More »
6 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart goes out to you at this time and in the days ahead. ”
7 of 48 | Posted by: Velva Harford - Garfield Heights, OH

“No words can take away the loss you feel. Darla ”
8 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“Ann-our thoughts and prayers are with you, family, & friends. ”
9 of 48 | Posted by: Kirk & Leslie Strodtbeck

“Dear Ann,We are so sorry for your loss, our sympathy and Prayers are with you.Joe's illness took him away from us all but I'm glad his pain is over...Read More »
10 of 48 | Posted by: Rick Lung - Brecksville, OH

“Dear Anne and Family, we are so very sorry about Joe's passing. We are disappointed that we couldn't be with your during this time. We will keep...Read More »
11 of 48 | Posted by: Anita and Mike Zaffiri - PA

“Joe was my best friend who I have known since I was 2 yrs old. He was a brother to me and a son to my dad. We have been blessed with almost 50 yrs of...Read More »
12 of 48 | Posted by: Scott and Darla Tibbitts - Parma, OH

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
13 of 48 | Posted by: Ven and Norma Petrella - PA

“Dear Ann,Our deepest sympathy to you. Your love for Joe was truly defined by your strength and support you provided him during his long battle. Now...Read More »
14 of 48 | Posted by: Judy and Jeff Weber - OH

“Ann, I am so sorry for your loss of Joe! I am thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers! You are a strong woman and will get through this with...Read More »
15 of 48 | Posted by: Debbie Verbickey - Strongsville, OH

“Ann and family,Our sincere condolences on Joe's passing. May you be conforted in remembering all the special moments. He was an inspiration to all...Read More »
16 of 48 | Posted by: John snd Connie Brock - Hudson, OH

“Joe was a vibrant person who's love for life was obvious to all who met him. He will be missed by many. Ann, my heart goes out to you. You are in...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: Christina Braun - Merion Station, PA

“Ann, Bonnie, Art, Halle and Britz family,Our hearts are saddened for the loss of your beloved Joe. We are thinking of you and wish we could be with...Read More »
18 of 48 | Posted by: Lori McDermott - Glastonbury, CT

“Our deepest sympathy to Ann and the Giuliano Family. You have all been through so much sadness lately. May you find comfort in having so many...Read More »
19 of 48 | Posted by: Marilyn and Tom Lynch - OH

“Ann, we are so sorry for your loss.Joe was like a brother to Bryan.Those guys Pat Elhert,Scott Tibbits.Greg Soltis,Denny Corvin and Bryan Hatfield...Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: Bryan & Darla Hatfield - LA

“Ann, damm that number. Sending love & Hugs your way!!Calley ”
21 of 48 | Posted by: - OH

“Ann,I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers. I cannot imagine how difficult this is. My Mom was telling us on Thanksgiving of the...Read More »
22 of 48 | Posted by: Mary Malloy - Westlake

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
23 of 48 | Posted by: Ellie and Joe Nanni - Daphne, AL

“Ann and FamilyMy heart is broken. Please accept my deepest condolences and know that God loves you and can restore your spirits, give you peace, and...Read More »
24 of 48 | Posted by: Ms. Donna (Greenthumb) Parma Hts.

“Dear Ann,My deepest sympathies to you. I am sorry I cannot be there to personally express my condolences. Joe was an amazing person and I am glad I...Read More »
25 of 48 | Posted by: Karen Tucholski - Oceanside, CA

“Ann, I so sorry for your lossyou our in my prayer's ”
26 of 48 | Posted by: sandy Hardy - cleveland, OH

“Ann, i am so sorry for your loss my prayers are with you and your family. ”
27 of 48 | Posted by: Elizabeth Meeks - Brooklyn

“Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Out thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Frank and Kathy Ralston ”
28 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear AnnOur deepest sympathy to you and your family. Joe was a great guy and will be missed by many. Bill & Tricia Bissett ”
29 of 48 | Posted by: Bill Bissett - Southern Pines, NC

“Dear Ann: Our hearts are so saddened to hear of Joe's passing. You two have always been an inspiration to those around you, amazing partners in all...Read More »
30 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“Ann and Family, Our hearts are heavy with the loss of this incredible man. You and your family are in our constant prayers. We love you,Dina & Jason...Read More »
31 of 48 | Posted by: - Chicago, IL

“Don,My thoughts are with you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
32 of 48 | Posted by: Dan Petrov - Niceville, FL

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
33 of 48 | Posted by: Shirley

“Dear Ann My heart and prayers go out to you for the loss of such a great husband. He was a great cousin and friend to our family. We are sad, but...Read More »
34 of 48 | Posted by: Diana DiPietro - Clifton Heights, PA

“Joe:I enjoyed the pheasant hunt with you last month, as I have these past 15 years. I will miss those trips to Smithville to shoot clay targets...Read More »
35 of 48 | Posted by: Tom Miller - Willoughby Hills, OH

“Dear Ann,Pat and I were heartbroken at the word of Joe's passing. You amaze us in your ability to produce a quick smile and remain hopeful and kind...Read More »
36 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“My dear heart is breaking for you in the loss of your dear husband Joe. You were always a favorite of mine at work but when you became...Read More »
37 of 48 | Posted by: Bonny McQuaid - South Amherst, OH

“Dear Ann,We were saddened to hear of your loss, and send our sincere sympathies to your family. You are held in gentle thoughts and prayers.Much love, ”
38 of 48 | Posted by: Scott & Angel Tollari - OH

“Joe was my brother Greg's friend, and over the years I was able to get to know Joe well enough to consider him my friend as well. I had the privilege...Read More »
39 of 48 | Posted by: Bob Soltis - Leesburg, VA

“Ann, I am deeply saddened by your loss. Sending you my love~ ”
40 of 48 | Posted by: marcia lapp - avon lake, OH

“Dear Britz family,I offer my condolences to your family. I hope that you find comfort in family and friends at this time. 1 Peter 5:6,7 reminds us...Read More »
41 of 48 | Posted by: Jazzmine Walker - Twinsburg, OH

“Ann, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss. Shelly-Akron Children's ”
42 of 48 | Posted by: Shelly Brown - Akron, OH

“Joe was one of those friends that you will cherish forever. You wanted to be with him always. His smile and laugh would light up your darkest day. He...Read More »
43 of 48 | Posted by: Joe Cancilla - Twinsburg, OH

“Such a woderful person to be around. Joe will always be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
44 of 48 | Posted by: Bernie Ehlert - Parma Heights, OH

“I watched Joe grow up as a neighbor and best friend of my son, Greg. They knew each other since elementary school. He was always so full of life...Read More »
45 of 48 | Posted by: Barbara Soltis - FL - friend

“Ann, sorry to hear about Joe, he was a wonderful man! May he rest in paradise ”
46 of 48 | Posted by: Nicole Comley - Lorain, OH

“Ann you are in my prayers. so sorry for your loss, Joe was a great guy. YP ”
47 of 48 | Posted by: Jeanne Gendics - vermilion, OH

“Dear Anne...i am so sorry to hear about Joe. You are in my thoughts and prayers ”
48 of 48 | Posted by: Kathi Kramer - Lorain, OH

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).


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