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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Albert Sargentelli - Worcester, MA

“Theresa, my condolences to you and Joseph's family. May God guide you and welcome Joseph home. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Irene Chevalier - West Boylston, MA

“hard to believe. my thoughts and prayers go out to you Barbara and your family. thanks for your service Joe. I will miss you ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: ron mack - lunenburg, MA

“We enjoyed your friendship. Our sincerest condolences to Barbara. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jim & Denise Healey - Worcester, MA

“jJoe was a quiet man, he . Iwas also funny and a good listener I will miss him alot. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Karen Remi - worcester, MA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Nick & Louise Cardinale - MA

“Thank you for serving our country. May your family find comfort in their faith and may you Rest in Peace. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Dr.Timothy Hoffman - Spencer, MA

“joe was a great guy enjoyed bowling with him he will be missed ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Ralph Remi - worcester, MA


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Joseph C. Aldridge, 73, of Worcester, died suddenly Friday October 23, 2015 in UMASS - Memorial Hospital, 119 Belmont St.
He leaves his wife of 48 years, Barbara J, (Kmicinski) Aldridge and several nieces and nephews. He was born in Columbia, S.C., and was the son of the late Braddye and Ollie (McGowen) Aldridge and has lived in Worcester for 48 years.
Mr. Aldridge was a member of the U.S. Army, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and served in Vietnam as a paratrooper from July 1965 – January 1968 reaching the rank of Staff Sergeant. After his discharge from active duty he continued to serve his country in the Army Reserves and National Guard, retiring with 28 years of service in 1993. Mr. Aldridge also worked for Walmart in West Boylston for 15 years. He finally retired in 2005. Joseph was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church. He liked to stay active and enjoyed bowling and going to the gym.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday October 27, 2015 from HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward Street, with a Mass at 10:30 A.M. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward Street. Burial with military honors will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home are Monday October 26, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.