Joseph L. Demers, 88, of Springfield, passed away peacefully at home on Monday June 18, 2018. He was born in Providence, RI to the late Luis and Margaret (Jaynes) Demers. Joseph loved his family dearly and enjoying listening to oldies music, taking long walks and watching sports, especially the Red Sox. He leaves his loving wife of 60 years, Dolores M. (Marcello) Demers and his daughter, Lisa White, both of Springfield; three grandsons, Evan Demers of Springfield, Ryan Demers of Rhode Island and Christopher Demers of Springfield; four great-grandchildren, Jaylani, Aniyah, Saryah and Ava’Lee and by a dear friend, Darlene Delaney of Springfield. All services are private for the family.