JOSEPH “JOE” BUBBA, age 75, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday November 5th. Beloved husband of Frances (nee Messina); loving father of Chrisy Siewert (Rob), Stacy, and Karrie Hodge (Marc); cherished Papa of Ally Siewert, and Harper and Colette Hodge; dear brother of the late Frank (Ruth); brother-in-law of Nancy Nantz; uncle of Angela Blethen (CJ); great-uncle of Skyler and Ava; cousin of many. Preceded in death by his parents Joseph Bubba and Rose (nee Bombardieri); son-in-law of Santo Messina and Margaret (nee Czier). Joe began his career in inside sales in the Cleveland area. He worked his way up in various companies in the stainless steel industry from inside to outside sales, branch management, and finished his career as President of H&D Steel Services. He was a Corvette enthusiast and avid golfer. He prided himself on being a protector, provider, mentor, and friend. He knew how to work hard but also knew the importance of a family vacation. He loved being a Husband and Father but the joy of his life was being a Papa. His memory will live on in the many lives he was blessed to know this side of heaven. Friends may call at THE FERFOLIA FUNERAL HOME, 356 WEST AURORA RD (OH RTE 82), SAGAMORE HILLS FOR VISITATION SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10TH FROM 2 – 6 P.M. Funeral Monday November 11th, 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 11:30 a.m. at St. Barnabas Catholic Church. Entombment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at https://www.stjude.org/donate/thanks-and-giving.html?sc_icid=home-btn-donate-now or to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at https://www.cff.org/give-today/
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