Joseph V. Pyne Jr., 81, died Nov. 2 following a brief illness.
Joe lived his entire life in Hopkinton, attending the Hopkinton Public Schools and graduating in the class of 1957 as class president. Joe attended Brown University for two years before entering the U.S. Army, completing his service in March 1964. At this time Joe took over as president of the family business for about eight years. He left that position and became a long-haul trucker. which he did for the rest of his work life, retiring in 2020. Joe’s trucking career took him to all 48 continental states and Canada.
In recent years Joe enjoyed volunteering at the Hopkinton Senior Center and providing transportation to anyone in need.
Joe is survived by his wife, Diane (Dail), daughter, Margo of Southborough, brother, Jim of Hopkinton, and sister, Ginny of Connecticut. Joe also leaves many cousins and friends throughout the country.
There will be a memorial Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church in Hopkinton on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 10 a.m. to honor Joe.
In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the charity of your choice.