November 11, 1941 – December 08, 2018

Joseph V. Florest Jr. Age 77. Retired Niles Fire Department Lieutenant. Vietnam US Navy Veteran. Beloved Husband of Cheryl. Loving Father of Candy (Andrew) Cotsiomitis. Cherished Grandfather of A.J. Cotsiomitis. Dearest Brother of Ann (the late Matt) Nowakowski, and the late Marie (Paul) Puhl. Fond Uncle and Friend to many. Visitation Tuesday 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Skaja Terrace Funeral Home 7812 N. Milwaukee Ave. Niles, IL. Funeral Services Wednesday 11:30 AM. Interment Maryhill Cemetery. Member of the International Association of Firefighter’s and the VFW. In Lieu of flowers memorials to the National Fallen Firefighter’s Foundation P.O. Drawer 498 Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 appreciated. Funeral info. 847-966-7302 or

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