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“Dear Sue, David and Katie,We were shocked and deeply saddened to learn of Joe's passing. It is amazing how quickly life goes by. It seems such a...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Kathie Puzniak - Salem, NH

“So sorry for your loss. Although it's been over 20 years since I've seen Joe I'll never forget his dedication to his family. He would bring his VW...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Sam Cafiso - Lawrence, MA

“So sorry to hear of your loss. We have many great "softball memories" of your family. Deepest sympathies to your family.The Nicholsons of Salem ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Nick and Janice Nicholson - NH

“Dear Sue, Katie, & David,So sorry to hear about Joe's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Charles, Florence, Mary Ellen and Liz Pate - NH

“In 1978 I was 23 and moved from Baltimore to Boston with Datapoint. Joe and I worked together for 14 years there. He became a great friend. Always...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Bob Rech - FrANKTOWN, CO

“So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: The Dzialo's, Ted, Maria, Suzanne and Michael Dzialo - NH

“Joe was the kindest and friendliest coworker. He was a fine gentleman. Our hearts are so sad... ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Bob and Laurie Rech - Franktown, CO

“SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOU AND THE FAMILY LOSING JOE. SUE,I WILL PRAY FOR YOU,KATIE,AND DAVE TO THINK OF ALL THE WONDERFUL MEMORIES YOU HAVE. GOD BLESS...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: JOAN VERRETTE - ANDOVER, MA

“Very sorry for your loss. Always remember his great smile. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Al Longo - Salem, NH - Friend

“Dear Susan, so sorry to hear about Joes passing. I still remember sitting with both of you at the pool at Colony by the Sea. You shared Joes cancer...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Mullen - Lancaster, PA

“Susan and family:Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.Best Regards,Pam & Leo BallardCBTS ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Pam Ballard - Rockville, MD

“So sorry to hear of your loss.... ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Gwen Makoney

“Katie and Sue,So saddened to hear of Joe's passing. I think of him always with a big smile, as he was always smiling! He was a pleasure to get to...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Dawn Loomis - Seekonk, MA

“RIP Joe. Your warm smile will be sorely missed at the club. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Ned & Joan Millian - Wells, ME

“Ned & Joan ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Millian - Friend


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Joseph King, 74, of Needham, MA and formerly of Salem, NH and Riverside, RI died January 12, 2018 surrounded by his family. Born in Providence, RI, Joseph was the son of the late Joseph and Bernice (Mullett) King. He was a veteran of the USAF during Vietnam War. The most important thing in His life was his wife, his children and his grandchildren. He also had such a great group of friends that helped him love life to the fullest. He was a dedicated member of Charlesgate Yacht Club. Joe will be most remembered for his infectious laugh and humble personality. He was an avid Boston sports fan and particularly loved the Boston College Women's Hockey Team and watching his grandchildren at their events. He was involved as a coach in youth hockey, Little league and softball in Salem, NH. Joe is survived by his loving wife, Susan, his children, David and Jillian (Langord) King, Katie (King) and Ted Crowley, and his grandchildren, Shane, Jolen, and Camryn. He is also survived by his sister, Beverly Sanborn, niece Lynne Steffen and nephew Richard Stodulski. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, January 21st from 12 to 2 PM at Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Joseph King to the Lung Cancer Targeted Therapy Research Fund online at giving.massgeneral.org. Checks can also be mailed to Massachusetts General Hospital at: MGH Development Office, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114-1101. For obit, directions or to share a memory of Joseph, please visit www.eatonfuneralhomes.com