Age 56, of Jackson, passed away September 13, 2019 at his home under the loving care of his wife, Elara Caring Hospice and with special thanks to the Cancer Centers of America in Chicago. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Bernice (maiden-Jolly) Hart and sister-in-law, Carol Hart. Joe is survived by his beloved wife of 17 years, Lisa; two step-children, Meghan (Tom) Dailey and Michael Beck; four siblings, Jerry Hart, Jeff (Jill) Hart, Peggy Morales and LeAnne (Randy) Lindsay; the Zemer family; his faithful feline companion ‘Marley’, many nieces and nephews. Joe enjoyed traveling, kayaking and was a member of G.R.E.A.T. (Grand River Environmental Action Team). He was also a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 913 Napoleon Road in Michigan Center where a Memorial Mass to honor and celebrate Joe’s life will be held on Saturday September 28, 2019 at 11:00 am with Father Satheesh Alphonse, SdC. officiating. Visitation will be held at Arthur-Day Funeral Home on Friday evening from 6 to 8 pm with a Rosary Service at 7:30 pm. Lisa wishes to acknowledge the friends who stood by with compassionate care and assistance these last few months, Mary and Keith Bollheimer, Greg and Marcia Watson and his best friend, Tracey. For those who wish, contributions in his memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital would be appreciated.
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