Joseph Opeka, 58, recently passed away gently at Lourdes Hospital surrounded by heavenly and earthly angels. He is finally at peace after a lengthy illness. He is predeceased by his father, William Opeka and his mother, Erma Opeka. He is survived by his brother William Opeka and his two sisters, Sara Opeka and Penny Rovente and nieces and nephews. Joe graduated from North High School and became a self educated Audio/Video Engineer. Fifteen years ago, he worked on NASA projects at Stanford University in California and was featured in PC magazine. He had his own private business in Calif. called Opeka Engineering. Calling hours are on Monday April 11, 2011 at St. Paul's Church on Chenango St from 9 to 10 AM followed by a Mass at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Front Street Dog Shelter or Lourdes Hospice. Arrangements by the Thomas J. Shea Funeral Home Inc.