Deacon Filiatreau, a native of Bardstown, was assigned to St. Gregory Church in Samuels, Ky., in 2002. He is also the retired owner of Joe Filiatreau Floor Covering and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He served as the Knights’ regional representative in the Bardstown/Central region.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon B. Filiatreau; four children Chris (Pam) Filiatreau, Tim (Julia) Filiatreau, Chad (Jessica) Filiatreau and Beth (Jeff) Filiatreau Lear, all of Bardstown; 11 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter; nine siblings, Theresa (Sherrill) Jones of Loretto, Ky.; Edna Boone, Margaret (Phillip) Mattingly, John (Elaine) Filiatreau and Pat (Vicki) Filiatreau of Bardstown; Frankie (Rick) Robinson of New Hampshire, Ann (Scott) Hornblower of Fort Wright, Ky., Paul (Vickie) Filiatreau of Oneida, Ky., and Bill (Beth) Filiatreau of La Grange, Ky.; several nieces and nephews.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on June 30 at St. Gregory. A private burial will be held at a later date in St. Gregory Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 29 and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 30 at St. Gregory.
Please pray for Deacon Joe's eternal rest and joy in the Kingdom and peace and comfort for his family and friends.