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Joseph Jay Damyen

January 21, 1966 ~ July 1, 2021 (age 55)

Obituary

Joseph Jay Damyen, age 55, of Vista, California, passed away July 1, 2021 in Vista.

Memorial services will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 6th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Rev. Duane Kaufman officiating. Interment will be in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Joe was born January 21, 1966 in Ottawa, Illinois, a son of John N. “Jack” and Sharon Lee (Meyer) Damyen. Surviving are his mother, Sharon of Ottawa; siblings, Kayla (Brent) Zaccagnini, Karla Hellman and David (Sue) Damyen and John (Sue) Damyen all of Ottawa; several nieces and nephews; and his canine companion, Ginger. He was preceded in death by his father.

Joe graduated from Ottawa Township High School in 1984 and moved to California where he was employed as a production supervisor for a metal fabrication company. He loved camping and anything to do with the ocean such as scuba diving and deep-sea fishing. He dearly loved his family and had a love for the many rescue dogs he adopted.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Pet Project or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To share a memory, please visit www.gladfelter-roetker.com or Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home on Facebook.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
August 6, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home
1601 E Norris Dr
Ottawa, IL 61350

Memorial
Friday
August 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home
1601 E Norris Dr
Ottawa, IL 61350

Donations

Pet Project
Ottawa IL

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-213-6584
Web: http://stjude.org/memorial

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