Joseph Piambino

1939 - 2017

COOPERSTOWN - Joseph Piambino, 78, formerly of Long Island, passed away early Sunday morning, December 10, 2017, at his home on Hade Hollow Road with his family by his side.

He was born August 1, 1939, in Brooklyn, a son of Frank and Frances (Ingargiola) Piambino. 

He married Linda Ketcham on September 3, 1988, in Mt. Sinai, NY. 

For many years Joe was employed as a manufacturing engineer with Sperry Rand at their plant in Lake Success. 

Following his retirement, Joe and Linda moved from Long Island to Cooperstown.

An avid outdoorsman, Joe enjoyed fishing and boating as well as skeet shooting, and was a member of the Cooperstown Sportsmen's Association and the Richfield Sportsmen's Club.

Joe played guitar for many years and performed as lead guitarist in a band called Rhythm, Inc. from 1970-1980. 

Joe is survived by his loving wife, Linda, of Cooperstown; two sons, Frank Piambino and companion, Connie, of Alplaus, and Daniel Molyneux and wife, Bernadette of Shirley; four grandchildren, James, Emily, Thomas and Joseph; and one brother, Thomas Piambino and wife, Jean, of Island Park.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home, 82 Chestnut Street, Cooperstown.

A Funeral Service will be offered at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home with Fr. John P. Rosson, pastor of St. Mary's "Our Lady of the Lake" Roman Catholic Church in Cooperstown, officiating. Immediately following the services, the family will continue receiving friends until 9 p.m. 

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers at (607) 547-8822, or A Rose is a Rose at (607) 264-3100.