Joseph S. Janis (Januszewski), age 88, of Fort Pierce, FL
passed away peacefully on September 27, 2019. He was born in Sayreville to
Joseph and Stella (Bogdzio) Januszewski. Joseph moved in 1965 to Fort
Lauderdale, FL. before relocating to Stuart, FL. in 1975. Joseph was a loving,
son, father, brother, uncle, friend and so much more. He will be missed by all who
had the pleasure of knowing him.
Joseph proudly served in the United States Marine Corp during
the Korean War. After he was honorably discharged from the Marines, he became
the Vice President of Rule Pool Maintenance Company in the 1970’s and later founded
Sandpiper Pools. He went on to work for SCP Pools for 23 years before retiring.
He is preceded by his parents Joseph and Stella (Bogdzio)
Januszewski, his brother John Januszewski, and his daughter Janet Januszewski.
Survivors are his sister Helen Kupcho of West Caldwell as well as his daughter
Joanne Clemente of Warren, his adopted daughters Patty Gerback of SC, and Betsy
Sorge of MI, and several grandchildren, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
He was a founding member of the FSPA Treasure Coast
Chapter. He spent many years on the Board. in 1994 he was inducted
into the FSPA Hall of Fame. Many times he was chosen as the Chapter's
Director of the Year, most recently in 2013.