Jose Bermudez Nieves

GENEVA- Jose "Joe" Bermudez Nieves, 62, passed away peacefully on Sun. (April 21, 2019), at home, with his family by his side. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wed. (April 24), at the Palmisano-Mull Funeral Home LLC, 28 Genesee St. Geneva. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thurs. (April 25), at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.

Joe was born on May 6, 1956, in Philadelphia, PA and was a son of the late Jose and Eva (Nieves) Bermudez, Sr. He studied at Cornell University, receiving a degree in Fruit and Vegetable Sciences. Joe worked as a supervisor at Seneca Foods in Geneva for over 30 years.

He is survived by his wife, Rosa Santiago; children, Carmen Yadira Bermudez, Joseph Bermudez and Nicholas Bermudez; step-children, Ramon Escalera, Rosaely Escalera, Lorca Escalera, Francheska Escalera and Jose Escalera; siblings, Ruth Maria, Luis, Iniavel, Susanna and Luis; grandchildren, Yadira, Joyce and Jocelyn; 4 great-grandchildren; 21 nieces and nephews; 31 great-nieces and nephews.