Let the memory of Joseph be with us forever
  • 74 years old
  • Born on May 30, 1941 .
  • Passed away on April 2, 2016 .

Joseph Frank Michalina, Jr., 74, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016 at his home. He was a native of Oneida, N.Y., the son of the late Joseph Frank Michalina, Sr. and Anne Savachla. He was of the Christian faith and was owner and operator of Quality Pools for forty years.

Visitation will be held Tuesday April 5, 2016 from 12:00 until 1:45 P.M. at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times the home of his son.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor. Burial will follow the service at Creedmoor Cemetery.

Surviving are a daughter, Lori Michalina Wood (Steven) of Wake Forest, a son, Todd Michalina (Dorenda) of Creedmoor, two sisters, JoAnne Marsh of Syracuse, N.Y., Cookie Izzo of Rome, N.Y., one granddaughter, Karlee Michalina, five grandsons, Cord Michalina, Hunter, Justin, Jonathan and Blake Wood. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Whitt Michalina.

Flowers are accepted or memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Voice of the Martyrs, P.O. Box 443, Bartlesville, OK 74005.


Posted by Gale Robins on April 4, 2016
Todd, Dorenda & family, We were so very sorry to hear of your family's loss of your dad. I pray that he is now reunited with your loving mom..may that and all the wonderful memories you have of them bring you comfort. We will continue to pray that God will keep you & wrap his loving arms around you during these difficult days. Remember, lean on him for strength, he is there for you. God Bless. Harry, Gale & Caitlyn Robins
Posted by Larry Stephenson on April 4, 2016
So sorry for your family,s loss. God bless y,all
Posted by Donna Gullie on April 4, 2016
Todd, Dorenda, Lori and family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Joe. I pray that during this time of sadness in your lives that fond memories will sooth your spirit, comfort your soul and bring you peace. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Love in Christ, Donna
Posted by Donna Gullie on April 4, 2016
The light of the candle is in honor of all of Joe's grandchildren, he was very proud of each one of you. May God comfort your hearts.
Posted by Deborah Keith on April 4, 2016
To all of you, Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this time and the days ahead of you.May you live in peace with the years & Memories you have of Joe, God Bless each of you. Deborah Keith & Family
Posted by Bo Carter on April 4, 2016
Wishing you the light of God's love and the warmth of his presence.

We love you and will keep you in our prayers. I know Joe is at peace now, and we are so sorry for your loss.
Posted by Kenneth Harp on April 4, 2016
I am so sorry for your lost. I have known the family for years and have always had the highest respect for the family. He will be missed by many. My prayers are with you all today and always.
Posted by Steve Toler on April 4, 2016
Todd, we are so saddened to hear about the loss of your father. We loved Joe and it was very obvious he loved you and his family. His love for the Lord and your Mom were an inspiration to all of us. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
O God, whose mercies cannot be numbered: Accept our prayers on behalf of your servant, Joe, and grant him an entrance into the land of light and joy, in the fellowship of your saints, through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Posted by Lisa Williams on April 4, 2016
Todd, Dorenda, Lori & family ,
I am so sorry for your loss. My heart is sadden for you and your family as you have to lay your dad to rest. I am thinking and praying for all of you and sending love your way. Please know there are a lot of people that are here for all of you and love and care for all of you. Prayers and love
Lisa Andrews Williams
Posted by Janet Lyon on April 4, 2016
Lori and Todd, I am very sadden to hear about Joe. My thoughts and Prayers are with y'all at this time. God Bless y'all!
Charles Lyon

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