Joseph Richard Perosa (1959-2015)

joseph perosaJoseph Richard Perosa, 56, of O’Fallon, IL, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at his residence.

Joseph was born on July 14, 1959 in New Brunswick, NJ. He worked as a Computer Hardware Engineer for Unisys; was a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician in Springfield, NJ; was a Retired Staff Sgt. in the United States Air Force; and was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 06100 in Redbud, NJ.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard John Perosa.

Joseph is survived by his sons, Jason (Janice) Perosa of Belleville, IL, Justin Perosa of Shiloh, IL, and Joseph Perosa of Colorado Springs, CO; mother, Judith Lurie Perosa, nee Dobbins; siblings, Christopher Perosa of New Egypt, NJ, Lisa Perosa of Florence, NJ, Jill Perosa of Spring Hill, FL, and Scott Perosa of Palm Coast, FL; grandchildren, Hailey Perosa and Colin Perosa; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association in honor of Joseph R. Perosa, at . Condolences may be extended to the family online at

At his wishes, Joseph was cremated.

Interment service will take place on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 10:00am at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO, with full military honors.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home and Cremation Services.