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“Joe was a class act and a good man. I've known him for decades working in Boston broadcasting. Joe's hearty laugh, big smile and genuine kindness...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: JACQUIE Murphy - Humarock, MA

“Joe was such a great guy. We worked together at a couple of radio jobs over the last 20 years. News of his death greatly saddens so many of us....Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Chris Rogers - Taunton, MA

“I loved Joe. He's been a constant and supportive colleague and friend when I visit Boston. Over the years we've called each other to commiserate...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: frank ridley - Northridge, CA

“Shocked to have, by mere chance, run across notice of his death, I met this fellow once, briefly, a few years ago at a tourism-related job fair in...Read More »

“Heartbreaking to hear about the loss of Joe, He was one of the Great ones! RIP Joe ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Steve Mitchell - Meredith, NH

“Sorry to hear of the passing of Joe Stapleton. I worked with Joe at Metro Traffic in the 90's and then again a few years ago at IHeart in Boston. My...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Louis Ambrosino - Atlanta, GA

“You were and will always be remembered as such a Great Guy Joe tons of Laughs for sure ... May you my Friend Rest in the Sweetest Peace ... Somewhere...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Judy Boudreau - Norwood, MA

“I only knew Joe for a relatively short time, but his good nature, his help, and laugh will be with me the rest of my life. I'm sure the Heaven...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Dan Sanders - Winthrop, MA

“When I was in the neighborhood, I inevitably would run into Joe and we'd share a couple laughs and talk a little. At first I did not know Joe was an...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Edward McKinney - Avon, MA

“Joe was a good friend and gentleman. All my deepest regrets for your loss. He will be missed by us and many more.BIG GOONIE SMILE.All my prayers to...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Beth Mulvey - Dedham, MA

“So many wonderful memories working with Joe at Metro Traffic back in the 90s. One of the funniest guys to be around day in and day out. It was a...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Tom Glynn - Nashville, TN

“We had some good chats about the acting business between working on sets. Sorry to hear about Joe's passing. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Karl Steudel - Burbank, CA

“I worked with Joe over the last 20 years, seeing his smiling face at castings and hearing his encouraging words to other actors/actresses. I am...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Kristie Raymond - Boston, MA

“I was shocked and saddened to hear the news about Joe this week. We worked together at Metro Traffic back in the 90's. I will never forget his...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Fred Gendron - Derry, NH

“Dear Pat & RonSo sorry for your loss. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Alfred Brothers Brothers - MA

“I am so sorry to hear about Joe's passing. I can't believe it. We worked together at the top of the Pru in Boston in the early 90's at Metro Traffic....Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Lucie Hill - Santa Monica, CA

“Deepest condolences to the Stapleton family. You and the broadcast and acting communities have lost a mainstay who represented so well what it is to...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Joan Quinn Eastman - Hopkinton, MA

“We are truly sorry to hear of this great loss. May your family find comfort and peace during difficult time. ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: Gregg and Eileen Vitello - NY

“My condolences to the family. May he rest in peace and may the lord watch over his family. - ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Jason Ross

“My heart is broken. Joe was a dear friend. We grew up together at Metro Traffic from the early 80's. We worked well, together, and always shared...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Malcolm Alter - West Newton, MA

“Sending prayers for strength! Did not know him personally! Just on Wbz Always could hear the laughter in his voice! I am so sorry for your loss. ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Gerolomo - Worcester, MA

“Joey inherited all of his parents's goodness, as did his brother Ronald Jr and his sister Susan, also my first cousins. Like his father, my uncle,...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: M L Stapleton - Fort Wayne, IN

23 of 24 | Posted by: Jon Gibbons - Lake Forest, CA

“I entered all my information above but have been sitting at the computer for a half hour not knowing what to write. I keep looking at Joe's picture...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Chris Culkeen - Danvers, MA

Stapleton, Joseph E., of North Easton, formerly of Westwood, died unexpectedly on December 31st 2018. Beloved husband of Teresa D. (Bratt) Stapleton for 25 years. Loving father of Olivia Anne and Kathryn Louise.

Cherished son of Ronald and Patricia (Hurley) Stapleton of Westwood. Beloved Brother of Ronald P. Stapleton and his wife Patricia of Cave Creek, AZ and Susan Stapleton Dentino and her husband Thomas of Attleboro, MA.

Uncle of Terrance and Erica Stapleton and Great Uncle of Kamdyn Sloan of Phoenix, AZ.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., WESTWOOD on Sunday January 6th from 2-5pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday morning January 7th at 10am in St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St., Westwood. Interment at New Westwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Please use reference number 11507264 when making a donation.


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