Joseph Francis Thornton

Jan 28, 1947 - Jan 2, 2022


There will be a Visitation and Rosary from 5-8pm with the Rosary to begin at 6:00pm on Tuesday January 25th at the East Lawn Chapel located at 9189 E. Stockton Blvd in Elk Grove.

A Funeral mass will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday January 26th at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church located at 9961 Elk Grove Florin Rd. in Elk Grove

A Committal service with full Military Honors will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday January 26th at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery located at 32053 Mc Cabe Rd., Santa Nella CA. 95322


  • Bob Broderick says:

    R.I P. Joe.

    Was a pleasure to know and work with you all theses years.

  • Ruth Lawrence says:

    Miss you big brother!

  • Mary Theresa Thornton says:

    I am so glad you were with us at Christmas! Thank you for PRAY, HOPE and DON’T WORRY. I love and miss you muchly. God bless

  • Craig Ostergaard says:

    It has been an a very good experience and an honor working with you for almost 30 years. You and your guys are responsible for establishing many new forests and protecting our forest in the Sierras. When I walk in the woods I will see you there. Rest in peace my friend knowing you did well.

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