Joseph Francis Jebali
December 15, 1931 - November 19, 2017
Joseph F. Jebali, 85 of Gainesville VA passed away unexpectedly on Nov 19, 2017 at Brockton Hospital.
The son of the late Joseph L. Jebali Sr. and the late Hilda Blanche Arnold. Joseph was born and raised in Cambridge, MA and raised his family in Brockton, Massachusetts.
A veteran of the USMC, he served with honor in Korea. He married Elaine (DuMont) Jebali, they had three daughters, Robin, Lisa and Renee.
Joseph was a thirty-year telephone company employee, his last position being in Special Services before retiring in 1990. Joseph was an avid sports fan and a devoted follower of the Miami Hurricanes football team. He played ice hockey and enjoyed sailing on Cape Cod in his spare time before retiring. In his retirement years, he moved to Arizona where he heartily enjoyed playing softball and tennis for many years in the sunshine.
In addition to his friend and companion of 28 years, Joy Veradt, he is survived by two of his daughters, Lisa Jebali of Lynn, MA and Renee Jebali of Bridgewater, MA and the late Robin (Jebali) Jacobs. Granddaughters, Gina and Alexis Jacobs; great grandchildren, Ashlyn Jacobs, Brody Helfrich, Jackson Barton..
Joy's children and grandchildren became his family as well and he was loved by all of them and will be greatly missed.
Following cremation a service with Military Honors will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 2:00PM in the VA Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne