Joseph John Ambrose

    • Visitation:
      Monday, February 15, 2016
      2:00 - 4:00 &  7:00 - 9:00 PM
    • Place of Visitation: 
      O'Connell Funeral Home
      30 Little Plains Road
      Southampton, NY
    • Funeral Mass: 
      Tuesday,  February 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM
      Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts RC Church
      Southampton, New York
    • Interment:
      Private Cremation
    • In Lieu of Flowers:
      St. Jude Childrens Hospital


Born:  March 9, 1936
Died:  February 12, 2016
Age:   79

Joseph John Ambrose, a life-long resident of Southampton, died Friday, February 12th at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilation & Nursing at the age of 79.

As one of the original members of the Hamptons Surf Club of Long Island, Joe enjoyed a long hobby of fishing with his buddies. He also enjoyed hunting, golfing & gardening. His greatest pleasure though was stock car racing and attending Nascar races. In January of 2012, he even had the opportunity to attend the induction ceremony of his friend Richie Evans into the Nascar Hall of Fame. 
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Frances, his son, Joseph "Rocky" Ambrose, his daughters, Barbara Intermaggio and Patricia Nilsson. Also surviving are his 4 grandchildren, Tyler & Jillian Intermaggio and Jason & Bryan Ambrose and 2 great grandchildren, Aiden & Luke "Woot" McErlean.
Donations may be made in Joseph's memory to The St. Jude Children's Hospital at

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