Joseph Andrew Fagereng passed away January 20, 2021 due to Covid complications. He was 35 years young.
Born July 17, 1985 and raised in Hampton Bays NY. He attended Just Kids and BOCES.
Survived by his parents Andy and Sandy Fagereng, his sisters Chrissie, Jackie and Sammie, his Grandparents Bob and Sandy Prezleski, Aunts and Uncles; Mary Jo Fagereng, John Prezleski & family, Katie Jiudice & family, Lorraine Prezleski, Dan Prezleski & family, cousins and countless friends.
He possessed a sunny disposition and gentle demeanor it was clear early on in his life Joey’s purpose was to be a messenger of love, courier of kindness, our beacon of light and spreader of joy.
Joey was witty, clever and smart he loved movies and could drop a quote from a movie or a one-liner faster than any comedian. His laugh was adorable and his smile was infectious.
Joe’s favorite teams were the Yankees and Notre Dame football, a love he shared with his “best bud” his pop pop. He was a proud fan of the Giants just like his dad and his sister Chrissie. He loved going to the ball game with his parents and watching his sisters play sports. Although his favorite outings including helping mom and dad at work and getting taken out to restaurants by his sisters.
He loved all genres of music that ranged from Gipsy Kings to the golden oldies. He had a special song for everyone in his life. And would call them when he heard it on the radio or play it for them when they would visit.
He cherished the little things in life and the people he shared it with.
Joe had the unique ability to always make you feel loved, important and supported. His greatest accomplishment were all the relationships he cultivated.
His family felt so lucky and blessed to have shared in his life journey. He will be remembered for his compassionate kind spirit, his warm embrace and the pure joy he created.
Extraordinary, exceptional, truly one of a kind Joseph Andrew Fagereng.
A memorial will be announced once we can gather and celebrate our dear Joey.
A visitation will take place on Saturday, January 23, 2021 from 10:00 AM to !2:30 PM at the Scott-Rothwell Funeral Home, located at 20 Ponquogue Ave, Hampton Bays, NY. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Rosalie's Church in Hampton Bays at 1:00 PM. A burial will follow at Good Ground Cemetery.
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