Joseph Personale

Obituary of Joseph R. Personale

Joseph R. Personale Canandaigua- Joseph Richard Personale, Age 55, passed peacefully on November 8, 2022. He is survived by his father, Richard (Sonja) Personale, his mother Charity Ingall, brothers Phillip (Megan) Personale, Samuel Ingall and Sisters Anna Mason, Mary Ingall and Melody Ingall. His beloved nieces and nephews and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother Leo Holland. Joe graduated from Canandaigua Academy in 1985 and found his love for cooking while working with his mentor Damien. He then studied and graduated from the French Culinary Institute. He traveled the world as a chef, going to Italy, Alaska, Belize, and more. Joe also had a love of soccer, playing in high school and coaching youth. He was an avid Pittsburg Steelers fan and loved Thanksgiving. He showed his love for family and friends through his culinary creations. Joe made his way back to Canandaigua within the last few years where he loved spending time with his family, teaching his nieces to cook and playing video games with his nephew. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wilmont Cancer Center or the Palliative Care Unit at Strong Memorial Hospital. An 11 AM funeral mass will be held Wednesday, November 16, at St. Mary’s Church, 95 N. Main St. Canandaigua. To share a memory or express condolences online please visit


11:00 am
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
St. Mary's Church
95 North Main St.
Canandaigua, New York, United States
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