Joseph T. Gagliardi, 75, of Vineland, NJ, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. He was a lifelong resident of Vineland.
Joe worked at Maul Brothers, then worked 23 years at Whitehall-Robbins Labs in Hammonton as a line mechanic and 21 years at Bayside State Prison as a maintenance supervisor.
Joe enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycles, muscle cars, going to flea markets and the casinos, bike week in Daytona, watching dragstrip racing and in his younger years, racing enduro motorcycles.
He was predeceased by his parents Frank and Helen (Slonieski) Gagliardi.
Joe is survived by his wife of 48 years Kathleen (Cook) Gagliardi, his loving daughter, Kimberly Gagliardi, son, Frank Joseph Gagliardi (Tatsiana).
Joe‘s biggest joy in life was being a grandfather to his grandson Nicholas Gagliardi, he would tell everyone how long he waited to be a Pop Pop and was so looking forward to his new grandson due in February.
He is also survived by his brothers-in-law, Joseph Cook (Sandra) and Gary Cook (Kathy), his nephews and nieces Joseph and Abbie Cook, Anthony and Amber Cook, and Stephanie and Jason Gandy as well as five great nieces and a great nephew.