Joel M. age 74, of Avon passed away on January 19th, 2023. He was born September 18th, 1948 to the late Lewis and Sally Waldman (nee Hochberg). Beloved husband of 52 years to Patricia (nee Harris); cherished father of Scott Waldman and Shanedel (Gary) Greaves; loving grandfather of Emily, Olivia, and Luke; dear brother of Judy (Joe) Adato; and companion to his Quincy Snickerdoodle. Joel retired from the Department of Veteran Affairs and was a past president of his local AFGE Union. He also enjoyed golfing, traveling, and spending time with family. Contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, donate.cancer.org. Friends may call from 4 - 6pm Tuesday, January 24, 2023, concluding with a 6pm Celebration of Life, at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Road, Avon Lake OH. Inurnment at Resthaven Memory Gardens at a later date.