GROVETOWN -- Mr. Joseph Paige, 75, of 5786 Jamie Drive, died Monday, July 20, 1998, at Columbia Augusta Medical Center.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bellevue Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Paige, a native of New York, had retired from the New Jersey Sheriff's Department and was a past president of the Police Benevolent Association. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and served aboard the USS San Jacinto.
His family said he was a loving husband, father and "poppy."
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Paige; a son, Thomas Joseph Paige, Grovetown; two daughters, Patricia D. Smith, Grovetown, and Barbara Russo, New Jersey; two sisters, Phyllis Braun and Evelyn Grabas, both of New Jersey; and six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Starling Funeral Home, Harlem.