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“There is a hole in my heart after learning about my dear friend Joe Cacciolfi aka Big Bro's passing. Even across the states Joe made sure I knew how...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Pam Wilcox - Fortuna, CA

“Mary Ann,Both us were sad to learn of Joe's passing. He was a valued employee but more important, we considered" Joe C " a friend.His candid humor,...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Bob and Fern Slutsky - FL

“Maryanne,We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Joe was a wonderful person who will be greatly missed!!Joe and Mary Ann Gizzi and family. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Joe and Mary Ann Gizzi - FL

“Maryanne- Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family during this sad time. May Joe continue to watch over and guide you through this time. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: B ALLEN - sxhenectady, NY

“First, I want to extend my deepest condolences to Maryanne. Joe and Maryanne were completely loyal to one another, and had a great thing going, so...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Jared Squires - New York, NY

“Maryanne Please accept my condolences. Grief can be so hard and our hearts feel like they are breaking apart with our sorrow. Always try to remember...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Flinton-Rhodes - Sprakers, NY

“R.I.P. my best friend and adopted brother of more than 50 years. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: JACK MORTENSEN - PORT ORANGE, FL

“Dear Mary Ann : Nancy & I are so sorry to hear of Joe's passing. He was truly a wonderful , good guy. He will be missed at the track, with Saratoga...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Bob Jones - Hadley, NY - Friend

“Maryanne and Family, Please accept my sincere condolences of the passing of Joe. Have spent many memorable times. Many laughs, many good memories....Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Robert Pawlak - Hagaman, NY

“Gone and will not be forgotten, Joe will be missed, may he R.I.P and may God bless and comfort all. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Ann

“I have known Joe c my whole life...from st johns to boulevard bowl and Monroe st...we spent many times talking racing he was an encloypedia of racing...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Frank Marro - Schenectady, NY

“There are way to many great things to say about Big Bro that I would be here for hours. The main thing is that he was a wonderful friend & I will...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Rosemarie Barbarulo - Scotia, NY

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SCHENECTADY – Joe Cacciolfi, 64, a lifelong resident of the Stockade, passed peacefully into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at his residence.
Joe was born an on March 10, 1952 the son of the late Paul Joseph and Gemma (Gizzi) Cacciolfi. He was a graduate of Bishop Gibbons High School, class of 1970.
Joe worked for Schatz Stationery for over 15years; before opening Koeing Art Emporium in Colonie Center. He later was employed as a District Manager with the Daily Gazette and finished his working career with Balltown Imaging, retiring in 2011.
Joe was an avid horse racing fan. He was an owner, breeder and managing partner of Our Eyes Wide Open Stable. His knowledge of horse racing rivaled anyone's and many considered him the best handicapper around. Joe bowled almost from the time he could walk. He bowled in many leagues in the area and in 1992 and 1995 he was a member of the bowling team that won the City League Championship.
Joe loved the New York Yankees and the New York Giants, but one of his proudest moments came when he carried the Olympic Torch in 1996. His love of all sports can be seen in his large collection of sports memorabilia which fills his home.
Joe will truly be missed by all his friends, because you knew when Joe was in the room with his deep voice, sense of humor and most of all his singing. Joe loved to sing to the oldies.
He was predeceased by his loving parents.
Joe is survived by his devoted wife of 28 years, Maryanne Renus; several cousins; brothers and sisters-in-law and dear friends.
Services will be held on Sunday, at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union St., at 5 pm With Br. Ronald McClosky, PB, officiating. Interment will be held in St. John the Baptist Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 to 5 pm.
In lieu of flowers please consider helping the Majewski Family and their fight with Leukemia at