Paladino, Joseph Bruce-Taylor
Paladino, Joseph Bruce-Taylor age 17 of Hopatcong, NJ died Tuesday April 15, 2014 following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Denville, NJ he had lived in Newton and Hopatcong for most of his life. A student at the Lakeland Andover School, Joseph was a mechanically minded young man who enjoyed working with his hands. An aspiring artist, he also loved the beach, fishing and playing video games. A smart and funny guy, Joseph will be truly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his loving parents Zeyneb Kazimov and Joseph A. Paladino, his fiancée Lea Marie Applegate whom together were expecting their first child. Also surviving are his siblings David Losey, Ethan, Aaron, Charlotte and Mary Kazimov, Liam and his maternal grandparents Ferdinand and Arcadia Kazimov, his paternal grandparents Rosario and Aida Paladino, his Uncles TK Kazimov, Arnold William and Danny Escalera, his aunts Nushabe Biehler, Rosie DePew and Victoria Edwards, as well as his cousins Eric and Neil Hook, Lance Williams, Sebastian and Lilliana Biehler, Nicole, Breanna and Chelsea DePew and Riley Edwards. Funeral services will be held Monday April 28, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home, 156 Main St. (Rt. 206) Newton, NJ immediately followed by Graveside Services in the Stanhope Union Cemetery Stanhope, NJ. Visitation will be at the funeral home Sunday April 27, 2014 from 7 to 9 PM. Online condolences may be offered through www.iliff-ruggierofuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Family C/O the Funeral Home.