Joseph William Utterback, 66, of Rochester died at 6:58 pm on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born January 29, 1947 in Springfield to Paul and Mary Baratta Utterback. He married Janet Brown on March 14, 1980 and she survives.
He is also survived by five children: Joseph Utterback of Chatham, Joshua (Trisha) Utterback of Rochester, Anthony Utterback of Springfield, Todd Utterback of Texas and Jill Utterback of Missouri; several grandchildren; two brothers: James Harvey and Paul Utterback both of Springfield; several cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Bobby Utterback.
Joseph was a graduate of St. Peter and Paul. He was a United States Army Veteran. He loved John Wayne movies. He was a soccer coach and loved helping others. He was the owner of Penny Lane Gifts.
Memorial Gathering: 5 – 7 pm Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial Service: 7:00 pm Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Monsignor John Ossola officiating.
Private Burial at Calvary Cemetery will be held.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Hospital for Children or Make-a-Wish Foundation.