Joseph Valentine, 94, had lived in Bridgewater
Mr. Valentine was born March 2, 1914, in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., son of the late George and Angela (Deluca) Valentine.
Mr. Valentine was owner-operator of an excavation company for more than 65 years.
In addition to his wife of 59 years, he is survived by two sons, Kenneth Valentine and his wife Kathryn of Bridgewater, and Robert Valentine and his wife Janice of Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.; a sister, Edith Stevens of White Plains, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Stephany Ladin, Gregory Valentine, Kimberly Valentine and Olivia Valentine; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Pete and Tom; and five sisters, Beatrice, Teresa, Elsie, Ann and Rose.
The Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford was in charge of arrangements.