Joseph E. beloved husband of the late Rose Sowers (nee Paolucci), loving father of Dan Sowers, father-in-law of Teri Sowers, dear grandfather of Brandon (Jessica) Sowers, great-grandfather of Eva Rose and Brooke Lynn Sowers, brother of Margie (Bill) Procter and the late Edward Sowers, Catherine Burian, Francine Kaminsky and Winnie Prinzbach. Wednesday October 26, 2011 age 93. Visitation at the Hodapp Funeral Home 6041 Hamilton Ave., College Hill Sunday from 1-3 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Lourdes 2832 Rosebud Dr. Westwood Monday at 10 AM. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Cincinnati.