Passed away peacefully after a long battle with Parkinson disease, at the Brantford General Hospital, on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Nancy Poczynek for over 56 years. Much loved father of Tracy, Tammy and Trevor. Proud grandpa of Margeaux, Abigail, Brooke and Jace and great-grandpa of Kelly. Loving twin brother of John Poczynek. He will also be dearly missed by many other family members and friends. Joe was a professional and accomplished musician and was a great lover of animals. Many thanks to the staff of the Brantford General Hospital for all their care and support through this difficult time. At Joe's request cremation has already taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the HILL and ROBINSON FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE, 30 Nelson Street, 519-752-2543. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Brant S.P.C.A. would be greatly appreciated.