Joseph Boscola

Obituary of Joseph Boscola

Joseph "Joe Mama" Boscola, 64, died Sunday, November 5, 2017 at his home in Lake Havasu City, Az. Joe passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord.

After serving in the United States Air Force as a security specialist he moved to Lake Havasu to embark on a 28 year career as a Firefighter and Paramedic. He not only loved serving his community as a Firefighter, but he was also very dedicated to his service at Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church. Joe especially enjoyed Sundays where he would greet parishoners before Mass.

He was also well known for spending time with his many friends around town having a beer and dinner at his local hot spots, Joe knew no strangers. He was kind and compassionate and always took the time to care for his family, friends and community. Joe also loved animals, watching and playing sports, living a healthy lifestyle and keeping up on current politics. It was no secret he loved Fox News.

He was best known for the love that that he had for his daughter, Amanda. He always looked forward to spending his summers with his daughter in Dallas and family in Virginia Beach.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Felix and Dolores Boscola.


Joe is survived by his loving daughter, Amanda; his two sisters, four nieces, and nine great nieces and nephews who deeply loved him and will miss him.  Joe was bigger than life and will be sadly missed by all. 

There will be a Mass to celebrate his life on December 2, 2017. Rosary will begin at 9:30 AM followed by military honors and Mass at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church or The Humane Society of the United States.

Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at To send a free card to the family, go to