Joe Miliara Jr., 90, a longtime resident of Lewisville, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2012, at his home in Lewisville.
He was born May 2, 1922, in Irving, Texas, to Joe Miliara Sr. and Mary Torti Miliara.
Joe served in the United States Navy during World War II. He married Mary Mann, December 26, 1948, in Dallas.
Joe was a member of the Irving Masonic Lodge #1218. In 1965, Joe moved his family to Lewisville to begin a new career ..."The House That Joe Built" provided his community with hundreds of custom built homes.
Joe is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary "Frankie"; son, Marcus Miliara and his wife, Donnie; daughter Monti McNeese and her husband, Les; four grandchildren, Angela, Tony, Lacy and Megan; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Lee Draisel.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home of Lewisville. Interment will follow in Old Hall Cemetery in Lewisville. Friends will be received prior to the service.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Season's Hospice. For online condolences please visit www.mulkeymason.com
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