Joseph Zachery DeCosmo

WESTFIELD – Joseph Zachery DeCosmo, 24, passed suddenly at home on Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Westfield, MA.  Joseph was born on May 07, 1993 in Springfield, MA.  He lived in Southwick and Westfield his entire life.  Joseph had worked as a cook at Mt. Holyoke College and seasonally at the Summer House in Southwick, MA.  A talented musician, Joseph enjoyed playing his guitar by the lake.  He had an appreciation for art, often designing his own tattoos.  He leaves his mother, Diane LaBelle and her husband John of Southwick, MA, his father Joseph DeCosmo and his partner Nadine Dane of Westfield, MA,  brothers: Matthew Jacobs of Springfield, MA, Taylor Jacobs and his wife Molly of Southwick, MA, Austin DeCosmo of Southwick, MA and Joseph LaBelle of Springfield, MA; sisters: Shannon Cavanagh of Cherry Valley, MA, Ashley Solek and her husband Justin of Feeding Hills, MA and Victoria DeCosmo of Southwick, MA; uncles, Thomas Allen and his wife Loreen and Paul Allen and his partner Susan D’Amours, aunts: Mary Silva and her husband Carlos, Donna Geiss and her husband John, Linda Jensen and her husband Phil, his grandparents, Maureen and Roland Allen and Benedetto and Gertrude DeCosmo, his best friend and cousin Corey Allen along with many other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other family members. 

Joseph’s life will be celebrated on Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Louie B’s Lakehouse Restaurant, 101 Point Grove Rd., Southwick, MA. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Autism Speaks, 1 East 33rd. St., 4th Floor, NY, NY 10016. To express a condolence, share photos or memories please visit Joseph’s memorial page at

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