Joseph A. Altamura
Joseph A. Altamura
  • August 11, 1929 - June 16, 2017
  • Palm Harbor, Florida

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Joseph Anthony Altamura, age 87, a resident of Palm Harbor, Florida, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2017. He was born on August 11, 1929 in Mt. Kisco, New York, to the late Barbara and Graziano Altamura. He graduated from LaSalle University in Philadelphia and was employed by Honeywell Corporation as an Industrial Engineer. Joseph owned and operated Plaza Travel Agency, and Holiday Caterers in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. In 1978, he moved the family to Clearwater, Florida, where he was manager of AAA Travel and later became a Real Estate professional in the Clearwater area. Joseph had a passion for his family as well as a deep love of golf. He was a wonderful husband, father and a friend to all.

Joseph is survived by Marie Altamura and their five children- Barbara Casale, Patricia Mayersohn, Karen Coia, Theresa Lenart, Joseph Gerard Altamura, 10 beautiful grandchildren and his sister, Anna Cuscina of Venice, Florida.

The Rite of Christian Burial will be held at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 2281 State Road 580, Clearwater, Florida at 11:30 AM on Saturday, July 8, 2017, followed by services at Sylvan Abbey, 2853 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater, Florida.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Joseph’s name may be made to Suncoast Hospice North County Care Center, 164 W. Lake Road, Palm Harbor, Florida 34684.

The family of Joseph Altamura wishes to thank Suncoast Hospice and Arden Courts of Palm Harbor for their unending love and care of our Dad!