‘Days of Our Lives’ Star Joseph Mascolo Has Died
Soap Opera vet Joseph Mascolo has died after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. The Days of Our Lives actor was 87.
“It is with great sorrow that we share the news of the passing of our dear friend and beloved member of the Days of our Lives family, Joseph Mascolo. The smile on Joe’s face is something we’d all come to find comfort in, and he will be sorely missed,” DOOL executive producer Ken Corday said in a statement. “His larger than life presence, kind heart, and unwavering positivity has impacted us all for decades, and will live on in the memories of his many fans. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this difficult time.”
Mascolo is survived by his wife Patricia Schultz-Mascolo, son Peter, his step-daughter Laura, his sister, Marie, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.