MONTVALE, N.J. -- Joseph D. Tempesta, 88, of Montvale, died Thursday, Oct. 13.
Before retiring, he worked for 45 years. He started with the New York City subway systems and later as a stationery electrical engineer for the EPA in New York City.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Concetta (nee Corallo) for 45 years; and daughters, Sabrina Tempesta and the late Laura Tempesta.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Mercy R. C. Church, 46 Pascack Road, Park Ridge. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Monday at the Robert Spearing Funeral Home Inc., 155 Kinderkamack Road, Park Ridge. Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery in Airmont.