Joseph "Joe" Prantera

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the age of 69 on January 22, 2023. Beloved husband of 37 years to Mary Jane (nee Unholzer). Proud Dad to Darrell (Jessica), Kyle (Jessica), Ashley (Grant), and Angela (Tony). Dear brother of Rosa Cipparone, Lou Prantera (Lucia), Mary Aucoin (Jean-Marc), and Susie Prantera. Predeceased by his parents Flora (nee Coco) and Luigi Prantera. Uncle Joe will be missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Joe was a very talented heavy equipment operator, and proud owner of Prantera Excavating. Joe was very passionate about his sports, motorcycles, and music. He lived life to the fullest, in his own way - he has left a void in our lives.


Visitation will take place at WINDSOR CHAPEL - Banwell Chapel, 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. (519-253-7234) on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 from 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm. Parish prayers at 4:30 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 10:15 am from the funeral home then to Most Precious Blood Church for 11:00 am Funeral Mass. Cremation to follow.


In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joe may be made to Community Living Windsor. Online condolences and cherished memories may be made at