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“WE WISH TO OFFER OUR MOST SINCERE AND HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO ALL IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS, ALL OF HIS MANY REMAINING FORMER TEAMMATES, LIFELONG...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: CLAY MARSTON

“My deepest sympathy to Joe's family. I only met Joe a few times but he will always be in my memories with fondness. Joe gave me his autograph which...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Dana Schwarz - Friend

“I met Joe in 1947 at spring training for the Williamsport, Pennslvania baseball team. We played for many years,although not always on the same teams...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: The George Lerchen Family - MI

“Sincere condolences to the Ginsberg family. Joe and Donna were a wonderful couple and adored by everyone who knew them. They will be remembered...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Martha & Jerry - friend

“I was very sorry to hear about the passing of Joe Ginsberg. I had the privilege of meeting Joe many years ago and serving as his ophthalmologist. I...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Neil Zusman - Port Charlotte, FL

“Papa Joe we'll never forget when you came to Montrose to watch Ben and Tony play ball and you so loved the fact that Landyn was wearing a Detroit...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Peggy Thornburg - Montrose, MI

“Prayers for " JOE", He was the back stop for the Tigers in Detroit. ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: Rick Brown - Sun City West, AZ

“I had the privilege of going to the opening of the minor league stadium in Port Charlotte with Joe a few years ago. I was proud to be with a 13 year...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Bob & Ann Luther - Lake Susy, FL

“Please know that I considered it a great privilege to get to know Mr Ginsberg and care for him as his physician at the VA clinic in Pt Charlotte. .....Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Chuck Hiles - Pt Charlotte, FL

“We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our prayers and thoughts, From all the stories I knew Joe was a great Guy, he is now with Grandma and...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Matt & Lindsey Dougherty - Trarverse City, Mi

“Please accept our deepest condolences on Joe's passing. What a wonderful, special & caring man he was & he will be deeply missed. We will miss his...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Joyce & Mickey Lolich - MI

“Joe I'll miss you ! The trips to Florida to see you,The stories,Thanksgiving dinner at Cracker Barrel.Your in a better place Love You ”
12 of 25 | Posted by: Roger Tewkesbury

“I was proud to be "Joes" good friend.He was one of a kind.I'll allways remember all the good times we had together.They were truely"Great".I'll miss...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Tony Giordano - Good friend

“You will be missed! Your warm heart and smile touched many. We wish we could have had more time with you but are glad that you are with Grandma now. ”
14 of 25 | Posted by: Mark and Debbie Sutter

“Grandpa Joe was funny! I will miss your smile and eating ice cream with you! I liked your house. ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Lukas sutter - Great grandson

“I love you! I will miss our fun rides in the golf cart! Watch over us and keep us safe. ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Andrew sutter - Great grandson

“What wonderful memories...from the guys' baseball days and later retirement in Florida. The stories never ended...thanks, Joe, for all the fun times...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Jim & Nancy Rivera - Ft. Wayne, WA

“Enjoyed our many great times with Joe...loved his storys, and just "him". Blessings to the family and his many many friends, who will miss him...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Judy and Bruce Kirkland - FL

“Papa Joe was a very sweet man that is going to be missed. We will miss his great humor and his excellent story telling. When Joe was talking,...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Jill Williamson - Granddaughter

“"I had a good time walking around with Nana pushing you in the wheelchair. I had fun sharing ice cream with you. I wish hope you will play with my...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Emily Williamson

“"You were a good baseball player. You lived a long time. I'm happy for him, because he is not in pain anymore. He's up having fun in heaven. He...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Ella Williamson

“The board and membership of the Kansas City Baseball Historical Society extend our thoughts and prayers to the family of Joe Ginsberg. His playing...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: David Starbuck - Kansas City, MO

“I'll never forget Rocky Colavito's 4 homer game against Baltimore!!!!!!!!!!!! Bless you Joe. ”
23 of 25 | Posted by: George & Sally O'Brien - FL

“Joe was our neighbor and golfing friend at Kingsway Country Club. We spent a lot of time together and he shared many memories of his baseball days. ...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Fred and Carol Taylor - Lake Suzy, FL

“Even though papa wasn't my real dad he was just like one. We had so many good times together. Papa it was such an honor to have you as part of family...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Sheryl Tewkesbury - Walled Lake, MI


GINSBERG, Myron N. "Joe" - of Lake Suzy, FL, age 86, died Friday, November 2, 2012 at Sunrise Retirement Living in West Bloomfield. Funeral Services will be held at 11AM on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the O'Guinn Family Funeral Home in Montrose. Pastor Glen Pettigrove officiating. Burial in Montrose Twp. Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 3-7PM and Tuesday from 10AM until the time of service at 11AM. Contribution may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or The Miracle League of Michigan.

Myron was born on October 11, 1926 in Manhattan, New York, N.Y. and raised by the late Joseph and Rose (Blaustein) Ginsberg. He was an entertainment specialist in the U.S. Army. He married Donna Beatley and she preceded him in death in 2006. Joe was a major League Baseball Player and a salesman for Jack Daniels Distillery. He enjoyed playing baseball, golfing and spending time with his friends.

Surviving are: children, Michael Hyatt of Owings, MD, Steven (Elaine) Maviglia of Midland, Sheryl (Roger) Tewkesbury of Walled Lake; many grandchildren; friends, Virgil Trucks, Leo and Dawn Fendick, and many other friends. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.oguinnfh.com.

O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes
Montrose Chapel
(810) 639-6181

Funeral Home
O'Guinn Family Funeral Home
239 Hickory Street Montrose, MI 48457
Tel. (810) 639-6181

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