Joseph A. Gore

Joseph A. Gore
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Joseph A. Gore, 54, of Swansea, IL, born January 26, 1962, in Pontiac, Michigan, died Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Mr. Gore was a licensed stationary engineer at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, IL. He loved the outdoors, including fishing, deer hunting, gardening, and camping.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Alford M. Jr. and Rosemarie, nee Schaffner, Gore; his maternal grandparents, James P. and Dorothy Schaffner; and his paternal grandparents, Alford Sr. and Helen Gore.

Surviving are his wife, Beth, nee Wade, Gore;
one daughter, Jessica Gore;
two brothers Jim (Cathy) Gore,
and Alford “Bud” (Sandy) Gore;
one sister, Ann (Brian) Denen;
his “Aunt Sis”, Winnie (Joe) Kennedy;
many other aunts and uncles;
and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, August 7, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, August 7, 2016 at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Harry Birlew officiating.

Condolences Left For Joseph A. Gore

Beth and Jessica. I am so sorry for the loss of Joe. He was a great husband, father, and brother-in-law. I have you in my prayers.
Love Patty

Patty Stevens, Swansea, IL, 62226

Jessica & Beth,
I am so sorry for the loss of your father and husband. I am thinking about you both and praying your whole family.

Matthew Zahn , Belleville, Illinois , 62220

Beth and Jessica. Marlene, Miranda, Tyler, Travis and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult moment. Please let me know if there is anything that we can do for you.
Love the Wade’s

Kevin Wade, Fairview Heights, IL, 62208

Dear Beth & Jessica,
I am extremely sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my continued thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if I can do anything at all during your time of need.
My friendship & support,
Mary Yarnell


I’m so sorry to hear this. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Martha Palmer, Collinsville, IL, 62234


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