Joseph Angelo Rinaldi

Joseph Angelo Rinaldi

FALLS VILLAGE — Joseph “Joe” Angelo Rinaldi, age 82, passed on to his heavenly home on March 27, 2024, at Noble Horizons Care Facility after a recent illness.

Joe was born in Waterbury, on Dec. 12, 1941, to Ida (Ferri) and Angelo Rinaldi. He graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1959 and then served in the Navy, on the USS Independence.

In 1965, Joe married the love of his life, Judith Twing, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage. He was the proud father of four children and four grandchildren.

Joe spent most of his career in full-time ministry as a pastor in Vermont. He retired to Falls Village, where he enjoyed house projects and caring for his lawn.

Joe leaves behind his loving wife, Judith (Twing); daughters Jean (Craig) West, Julie (Paul) Latina, Joanna (Jeremy) Pheasant and son James (Christine) Rinaldi; brother Michael Rinaldi and sister Anna Marie Rinaldi. He leaves behind his four grandchildren: Ryanne Rinaldi, Ryder Rinaldi, Isabelle Latina, and Anthony Latina. Joe is predeceased by his father, mother, and sister-in-law, Donna Marcil.

Joe is predeceased by his father, mother, and sister-in-law, Donna Marcil.

Thank you to Dr. Jerzy Chachaj and the staff who cared so well for Joe at the VA and the wonderful staff at Noble Horizons. Dad, we hope God lets you mow the grass of the heavenly pastures! Services will be held at Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 922 Main Street, Winsted on Friday, April 5, 2024 at 11 AM. Visit an online guestbook at

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