Joseph Sola

09/05/1946 - 01/17/2020


Obituary For Joseph Sola

Joseph Sola, 73, of Rockford died at home, Friday, January 17, 2020. Born September 5, 1946 in Rockford, the son of Louis and Lillian Sola. He married Carol Corpora. Retired as a Substation Crew Leader from ComEd after 27 years. He worked another 15 years for Lowe’s as an Electrical Manager, retiring at age 65. Joseph served in the United States Marine Corp. and was a Vietnam War Veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Carol; son, Louis (Amy) Sola of Rockford and daughter, Staci (Brian) Fleming, of Titusville, FL; Grandchildren, Riley and Tristen Fleming. Brother, Dominic Sola. Sister, Barb (Bob) Sola Hastings.

Celebration of life will be at 9:00am on Saturday, August 22 in Tony Gasparini Funeral Chapel 6825 Weaver Road with Father William Wentink officiating, Military honors to follow service at funeral home. Memorial Visitation from 8:30am until10:30am Saturday in the funeral home.


22 Aug


08:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Tony Gasparini Funeral Chapel 6825 Weaver Rd. Rockford, IL 61114 Get Directions »
22 Aug

Celebration of Life

09:00 AM

Tony Gasparini Funeral Chapel 6825 Weaver Rd. Rockford, IL 61114 Get Directions »
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  • 08/26/2020

    Carol & family, We are so sorry to hear about Joe's passing. We have been out of town last week. Sorry we missed Joe's funeral. You & your family have our deepest Sympathy. Also I have a large photo of your mom & dad's wedding of which my dad was a groomsman. Please let me know if you would like it.

  • 08/20/2020

    Dear Carol, Our condolences to you and your children on the loss of Joey. He was a fine man, always so considerate and caring to my parents Primo and Rose Tanaglia. He provided them with great comfort. I know he will be missed by all who loved him. Sincerely, Louisa (Tanaglia) and Ray Hayenga

  • 01/22/2020

    Carol, I am so sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers, Ann (tell Donny we said Hi)

  • 01/20/2020

    Dear Carol & family, we are sorry and surprised of Joe's recent passing. You have our deepest sympathy and hope all your memories of Joe will help you all get through this difficult time. Greg & Helen Tresemer

  • 01/20/2020

    Dear Carol, You and our family have Kay's and mine deepest Sympathy for your loss. Joe and I were the best of friends, I worked with Joe for many of years. I will always remember the good times we had, I also remember you and him bowling. Only because I had to stay until 3:00 am to check every board on the ally -- when he had the 300 game. Or address is 4307 Wild Deer Trail, Roscoe phone number 623-9082 If there is anything we can do please don't hesitate to call. We will be checking Gasparini's for any up dates. Bob

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