Maxo “Tato” Joseph, age 58, passed away peacefully Sunday April 26th, 2020 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA. Maxo Joseph was born on May 4th, 1961 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Ferdinand Joseph and Marie Christane Joseph. Maxo was the third child of 6 children. He attended primary and secondary school in Port-au-Prince, then shortly immigrated to the United States of America on July 22nd, 1989. Professionally he worked at Canteberry Clothing from May 1991 to May 2001. Then continued a career at MAB Community Center in 2001 until the time of his passing.
Maxo loved living life to the fullest. Traveling the world was one of his passions, visiting various places such as Europe, the Virgin Islands, The Caribbean, and many states within the U.S. He concluded his adventures with a final trip to San Diego, CA on March 3rd, 2020. Maxo, among many other things was well-known for his amazing cooking, “The Chef” of his family. During every holiday gathering. Maxo took delight in preparing extravagant menus for his family and friends. He will be remembered as an energetic, selfless, LOVING, cool, and fashionable human being.
Maxo is preceded in death by his father Ferdinand Joseph and brother Mario Joseph.
Maxo is survived by his mother Marie Christane Joseph, his brother Herold Joseph and wife Margarette B. Joseph. His sister Marie Yolaine Joseph, Marie Chantal Joseph Fergiste and her husband Nicken Fergiste. As well as his youngest sister Marie Esther Joseph.
Maxo is also survived by his nieces and nephews Yat-sen Joseph, Mackenzie Joseph, Valessa Nestor and her husband Ralph Nestor, Regine Jean-Lestin and her husband Alex Ricardo Jean-Lestin, Rachelle Joseph and her husband, Christina Fergiste, and Jonathan Marius, and his God-daughter Laura Laforest and many others. Maxo is also survived by his grand-niece Reginae Paul and grand-nephew Ayaan Jean-Lestin. As well as many extended families and friends. The entire Gracilien family, Josette Joseph- Malary, the Jean-Pierre family, the Cabe family, the Jean-Baptiste family, the Chery family, the Joinvil family, the Philippe Family, the Louissaint family and Gary St.Fort. Respcetfully, due to the COVID-19 crisis, a private family funeral will be held. Burial will be at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.
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