Obituary: Joseph Natelle

Joseph Natelle
Joseph Natelle

NAUGATUCK — Joseph Natelle, 53, died peacefully April 2, 2015 at his home.

Joe was born May 19, 1961 in Waterbury, a son of the late Carlo and Marie (Hatch) Natelle. Joe attended Crosby High School and worked as a truck driver for many years. In his younger days, he enjoyed mini and dirt bike riding, for which he received several awards for his riding skills. He enjoyed life, hanging out with his friends and he was a huge jokester. You always knew Joe was around when you would hear “Yo.”

Survivors are sisters, Kathleen Natelle, Margaret Woodbury, Doreen Natelle; and brother, Carlo Natelle, Jr.; niece, Tammy Woodbury; and great-nieces, Krystal and Heather Woodbury. Joe was predeceased by his brother, Michael Natelle; his grandparents Michael Carlo and Marie (Mazzillo) Natelle, and Ruel and Margaret (King) Hatch. Joe loved all animals, especially his beloved pets, Gypsy, Sheba, Keisha and Cassie.

Funeral services and burial will be private. There are no calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave.

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