Joseph Pienkos, of North Riverside, beloved husband of the late Henrietta, nee Budnik, loving father of James (Lois), Barbara (Richard) Kowall, Richard (Julie) and Mary (Tom) Locascio. Dear grandfather of Steve, Diane, Kathy, Pam, Cheri, Ted, Kate, Chris, Scott and great-grandfather of Joey, Luke and Noah. Cherished brother of Florence (late Stanley) Kapica and the late John (late Irene) Pinkos. Joseph enjoyed gardening, socializing and riding his scotter around town. He was a lifelong member and founding member of Mater Christi Church and was known to all of the children at Mater Christi.