Joseph F. Lee MBA ’76 was born in Spokane, Washington, to Joseph and Alice Lee. He attended Gonzaga Preparatory High School and went on to serve in the Navy. After leaving the Navy, Joseph attended night school and completed his B.S. degree at College of Notre Dame in Belmont as well as his MBA at SCU. Joseph enjoyed a stellar career for many years in the military electronics industry. Upon retirement, he and his Barbara settled in the Ridgemark community located in Hollister, where they played golf and made many friends. When Joseph wasn’t playing golf, he was enjoying time spent with his many grandchildren. Joseph was a very patriotic man who loved his country and his family. He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. A beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, and Papa Joe (grandpa), Joe passed away on Sept. 5, 2019, after battling metastatic lung cancer for the past eight months. He will forever live in the hearts of his wife of 20 years, Barbara, his daughters Deborah Wetmore (Brad), Denise Lee and Pamela Lee, his son Robert Franco-Lee (Elizabeth), his stepdaughter Debra Hesse, his stepson Joseph Domingues (Angela), and his sister Susan England (Dennis), along with many much-loved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

02 Dec 2019