79, of Phoenix was born in Detroit, MI on January 3, 1937 to Antonino and Antonina Scuderi. He passed away on April 1st, 2016 into the loving arms of our Lord. He is survived by his wife Margie, brother Tom, children Tony, Dale, Joe, Angelee and 7 grandchildren. Joseph was such a devoted man to his family and to his Catholic faith. He not only was an amazing husband, father and brother but he was a best friend. He touched so many lives with his kindness and wisdom. Anyone who met him loved him. Papa our hearts are so heavy, but we are comforted in the fact that you are in the greatest place of all. We will be better people because of you. You will continue to be our strength and in our hearts. Visitation will be Thursday, April 7th, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM with Rosary at 7:00 PM at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. Funeral Mass will be Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 10:30 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 2312 E. Campbell Avenue, Phoenix. Interment will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Life Choice Women’s Clinic, 9303 N. 7th Street, #4, Phoenix, AZ 85020.