Obituary: Joseph D. Cardosi |

Obituary: Joseph D. Cardosi

Joseph D. Cardosi passed away at Carson Tahoe Hospital on March 21, 2012, after a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 10:00 am, with a viewing a half an hour prior, at Saint Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville, NV followed by graveside service at Eastside Cemetery in nearby Minden.

Mr. Cardosi was born on February 13, 1943 in Pawtucket, RI, where he attended Saint Raphael Academy. He served in the Marine Corps from 1961-65, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. Mr. Cardosi went on to graduate from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He joined the federal government and embarked on a successful career spanning 37 years with postings in Washington DC, London, Nairobi, Monrovia, and Vienna. He retired to Minden NV, and spent 10 happy years working in private business, volunteering, skiing, kayaking, hiking and traveling with his beloved wife Sharilee in Europe and Africa. He is survived by his wife Sharilee of Minden and son, Jason of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Donations in his memory can made to Saint Raphael Academy,