Joe Goss born September 10, 1929, passed away January 7, 2009. Joe adopted Arizona as his home state. He loved the Arizona summers. He was active in AA, celebrating 25 years. Many children and parents enjoyed his Irish smile during his “unretirement” days as a crossing guard at Encanto School. Joe’s family includes his wife Vivienne; sister Kathryn, brother Tom; daughters Maureen and Kathleen; stepdaughters Judona and Deedee; 15 wonderful grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild and many “funtastic” nieces and nephews. Rosary will be held at 7:00pm, Wednesday, January 14, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 East Indian School Road. Interment will be at 10:00am, Thursday, January 15, at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix.