2017-09-28 / Obituaries

Joel Morabito

Joel A. Morabito, 77, of St. Ignace, passed away early Friday morning, September 22, 2017, surrounded by his family, at Cedar Ridge Assisted Living in St. Ignace, where he had been a resident for two years.

He was born February 2, 1940, to Anthony and Rose (nee Spano) Morabito in Melvindale, of full Italian descent.

Mr. Morabito retired from Ford Motor Company as a foreman. He moved to St. Ignace 17 years ago. He loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by a daughter and her family, Dena Barker of St. Ignace; two granddaughters, Savannah and Cierra, and a great-grandson, Sawyer.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Morabito was preceded in death by a son, Ron, and a brother, Guy.

In accordance with his wishes, no services will be held.

Dodson Funeral Home of St. Ignace assisted the family with arrangements.

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