A funeral mass was held Oct. 25 at St. Joseph and Michael Church, Union City for Joseph Karpinski, 84. He died peacefully on Oct. 21. Joseph was a lifelong resident of Union City and a member of St. Joseph’s Club. He was a funeral director for WM Schlemm Funeral Home in Union City as well as Menoral Chapels at Millburn. He was also a Navy veteran and served during WWII. Joseph was predeceased by his wife, Theresa (nee Quinn) and his son Vincent. He is survived by his daughter Ellen Karpinski of Union City, daughter JoAnn and son-in law Manny Almeida of Elizabeth. He is also survived by a sister Ann and several nieces. Services arranged by the Jorge Rivera Funeral Home, North Bergen.