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“I would like to say to the entire Kawa family I am so saddened by your loss of Joe. I grew up with Eddie and Joe and was heartbroken when I heard of...Read More »
1 of 55 | Posted by: Jennifer Stuver - Brunswick, OH

“Deepest sympathy to family and friends..Trip to the keys with "the big man", greatest trip ever!! Easy going, kind, fun to be with, all around great...Read More »
2 of 55 | Posted by: Sonja Van Rosmalen - San Dimas, CA

“Joe embodied the spirit of Cleveland. He carried his love for his hometown and family in front of him. He was always there with kindness and sense of...Read More »
3 of 55 | Posted by: Justin Torres - Los Angeles, CA

“My condolences to the Kawa family. I can only imagine how you are feeling having lost your beloved Joey. I met Joe a long time ago through my...Read More »
4 of 55 | Posted by: Desiree Sander - CA

“My condolences to Joe's family and loved ones. I know there is nothing I can say to make you feel better at this time of sorrow, but as you know he...Read More »
5 of 55 | Posted by: Liz Budek - Covina, CA

“I met Joe several years ago when he came to visit a mutual friend in Southern Cal. He had a way about him that made people feel like they've known...Read More »
6 of 55 | Posted by: Patrick Owen - Newport Beach, CA

“Just like to wish the Kawa family my condolences and prayers. Joe was a wonderful and one of the nicest guys I was able to meet while going to...Read More »
7 of 55 | Posted by: Eric Newrones - Northfield, OH

“I'm very sorry to hear about Joe's passing. I will always remember the good times I had growing up and hanging out at your house and how I always...Read More »
8 of 55 | Posted by: Billy Millard - Northfield Center, OH

“To the Kawa family so sorry for your loss. Joe was a good soul. Prayers from the Mondry family. ”
9 of 55 | Posted by: Mondry - Parma, OH

“Rest In Peace My Love❤you will live in my Heart Forever ❤ yours truly, Cece ”
10 of 55 | Posted by: Cecilia Torres - San Dimas, CA

“I will never forget the days you stayed with Angie and I and Cece fun times for sure I was glad to know you brother Rest In Peace ”
11 of 55 | Posted by: Mark Atkins Rosarito Beach Mexico

“Although I never had the opportunity to meet Joe, I heard so many wonderful things about him. Joe and I had some of the same friends, so I knew how...Read More »
12 of 55 | Posted by: Margie Hunt - The VIllages, FL

“My deepest sympathies to the entire Kawa family. Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. I hope your memories of Joe will help you find...Read More »
13 of 55 | Posted by: Jennifer Slusarz - Chattahoochee, FL

“Sorry for your loss. It seems like yesterday the boys were at St. Wenceslas. Your family will be in our prayers. ”
14 of 55 | Posted by: Linda & Carl Bartolone - OH

I love you Joey❤
15 of 55 | Posted by: Cece Torres

“My Heart goes out to The Entire Kawa family and to all of his friends around the world... especially Brian Herberth. We ALL had a blast growing up...Read More »
16 of 55 | Posted by: Anthony Galati - Maple Heights, OH

“Ed and Sandy, we don't even know where to begin. We know that nothing we say can heal the pain of losing Joe. May God give you the strength to...Read More »
17 of 55 | Posted by: Richard & Carol Herberth - Solon, OH


18 of 55 | Posted by: Darlene Puljic - South Euclid, OH

“My deepest sympathies to the Kawa Family ,I have fond memories of Joe and he will truly be missed.Maple hts was a better place because of friends...Read More »
19 of 55 | Posted by: Randy Deubel - Mayfield hts., OH

“Joey, I didn't get to say goodbye..... You are in my heart forever and I love you. Very saddened..... ”
20 of 55 | Posted by: Kelly Newberry - Eastlake, OH

“Sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Kawa family on the loss of their beloved Son, Brother, and friend. I remember the times Joe and Brian and...Read More »
21 of 55 | Posted by: Galati Family - Surprise, AZ

“My deepest sympathies to the Kawa family ”
22 of 55 | Posted by: Michele

“So sorry to hear about the loss of someone who knew how to be a friend to anyone. ”
23 of 55 | Posted by: A friend

“Eddie and Family, Ron and I want to express our deepest sympathies of the loss of your son Joe. We will keep your family in our prayers. ”
24 of 55 | Posted by: Barb & Ron Toth - Maple Hts., OH


25 of 55 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs Hank Galati - Surprise, AZ

“we are so sorry to hear about Joe our prayers are with you and the family with deepest sympathy Ray & Chris ”
26 of 55 | Posted by: A friend

“So Sorry to hear about Joe, My Thoughts&Prayers are with Joe's Family&Friends through this most difficult time. Praying for all, Rest in Peace Joe &...Read More »
27 of 55 | Posted by: Renee Griffin - North Royalton, OH

“So sorry to hear about Joe. Our deepest sympathies & prayers being sent to the Kawa family. ”
28 of 55 | Posted by: Andy & Jill Ferrara - OH

“Kawa Family -I worked with Joe at K&F many years ago. He was a wonderful, kind and caring person. My thoughts and prayers are with you all...Read More »
29 of 55 | Posted by: Debbie DiPenti - OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with all Joe's friends and family at this difficult time. He will be missed and remembered as a very generous and kind...Read More »
30 of 55 | Posted by: Mark Wellman - Solon, OH

“Sandy & Eddie, so sorry to hear of Joey's passing..So shocked we are stunned! May god bless you all. ”
31 of 55 | Posted by: Joanie & Dave Kovach - OH

“Prayers w/ all friends & family. Joe was a great guy & will always b remembered as so. ”
32 of 55 | Posted by: Karen Galati - Sagamore Hills, OH

“To the Kawa Family.Our heartfelt condolences to the Kawa family.May God bless you and comfort your family in this time of sorrow. Maria and Vince ”
33 of 55 | Posted by: Maria Sillitoe - Cleveland, OH

“All,I worked with Joe at K&F for several years. He was a great guy and I can't believe this news. So sorry for your loss. ”
34 of 55 | Posted by: John Malloy - Washington, DC

“To the entire Kawa family I hurt for your loss. I will never forget Joe for his kindness and friendship. He was an awesome young man.May God give you...Read More »
35 of 55 | Posted by: Bill Spence - Madison, MS

“Dear Ed, Sandy & familyWe are so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts & prayers are with you. Love, ”
36 of 55 | Posted by: Gary & Kathy Roborecki - OH

“To The Kawa Family:So deeply sorry to hear about Joe's passing. Our children were friends and went to school together in Maple Hts. Joe was always...Read More »
37 of 55 | Posted by: Estelle Millard - Sagamore Hills, OH

“Sending my love and condolences to the entire Kawa family and all who held Joe close to their hearts. He will be missed by so, so many. Kind,...Read More »
38 of 55 | Posted by: Jennifer - San Diego, CA

“So sorry for your loss. Praying for his family and friends. Grew up around the corner from them in Maple Heights. Gone too soon. ”
39 of 55 | Posted by: Kathy Watson (Knachel) - Rockwood, MI

“We are so sorry for your loss and are praying that God will comfort you and your entire family. ”
40 of 55 | Posted by: Frank and Terri Sara - Mantua, OH

“So sorry for your loss, may God comfort you during this time. ”
41 of 55 | Posted by: samantha scales - maple, OH

“Rest in eternal peace, Joe. Sympathy to all family & friends touched by this sad time.. Sending prayers for healing hearts. May you find strength &...Read More »
42 of 55 | Posted by: Jaime & Brean Bark & Family - OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
43 of 55 | Posted by: Joyce

“So sorry to hear about Joey. We were your neighbors back in Maple Heights. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. ”
44 of 55 | Posted by: Connie Baum White - Macedonia, OH

“My condolenses for your lost. ”
45 of 55 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss, my prayers are with the family ”
46 of 55 | Posted by: Kelly Fiala (Kosarko)

“My heartfelt prayers go out to all of Joe's family and friends at this difficult time.May you find comfort in the memories you've shared with him. ”
47 of 55 | Posted by: Natalie Hill - Fairview park, OH

“So sorry for your loss. May God grant you the strength to get through this difficult time. ”
48 of 55 | Posted by: Rachel McCashland

“Kawa Family,Please accept our deepest sympathies. May God bless you and give you strength during this most difficult time.Eternal rest grant unto him...Read More »
49 of 55 | Posted by: Jennifer Groth - Garfield Heights, OH

“Thoughts and prayers are with your family. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
50 of 55 | Posted by: JoAnn MacEwen - Sagamore hills, OH


51 of 55 | Posted by: Ellen Kilbane - Rocky River, OH

“Thoughts and prayers to the entire Kawa family. I'm so sorry for your loss. The only things bigger than Joe's love for Cleveland sports were his...Read More »
52 of 55 | Posted by: Ryan Cavanaugh - Lyndhurst, OH

“I am sorry for your loss, my prayers are with your family. ”
53 of 55 | Posted by: Kim Kosarko-Miller - Maple Hts, OH

“I am so sorry for your loss, it not easy to lose a loved one in death. May the memories of Joseph and the comfort from God help you though this most...Read More »
54 of 55 | Posted by: PJP

“I love you Popeye ”
55 of 55 | Posted by: Mom


Joseph passed away in September 2017.

Joseph was a resident of Ohio at the time of passing.

Funerals Funeral detail for Joseph A. Kawa Funeral Date Saturday, September 16, 2017 Funeral Time At Location (9:00 AM) Ferfolia Funeral Home 356 West Aurora Road (Ohio State Route 82) Sagamore Hills, OH 330-467-4500 Funeral Time At Location (10:00 AM) St. Columbkille Viewing Dates and Times Friday, September 15, 2017 (2:00 PM to 8:00 PM) Viewing Location Ferfolia Funeral Home 356 West Aurora Road (Ohio State Route 82) Sagamore Hills, OH 330-467-4500 Interment Location All Saints Cemetery 480 West Highland Road Northfield Center, OH JOSEPH A. KAWA age 42, went home to be with the Lord, his Grandpa and Grandma Sara, on September 12, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. at St. Columbkille Catholic Church. Interment All Saints Cemetery.

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