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(May 5, 1940 – August 8, 2011)

Guiseppe “Joe” Federico was born in Flint, MI on May 5, 1940. He is survived by his wife, Joyce, of 47 years, his son, Chris, Daughter Rebecca and many nieces and nephews too numerous to name whom he loved dearly. He resided in Flushing, MI for 28 years until his retirement from the Chevrolet V-8 Engine Plant in 1998 when he then moved to Lake Wales, FL for the winter months and spent his summers in Sanford, MI. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Hazel Federico and his brother David. Joe was a life-long member of the Swartz Creek Masonic Lodge #458 where he was Master of the Lodge in 1982. He was very proud of his time served as a Marine. His favorite pastimes were family gatherings, hunting, fishing and his motorcycle. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, August, 14 at 2:00 pm at the Swartz Creek Masonic Lodge, 7839 Miller Rd. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Swartz Creek Lodge Education Fund. Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly is assisting the family Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.