Joseph Zimowski died unexpectedly as a result of a stabbing on June 13, 2015 at the age of 20 in Temecula, CA. He was born in Laguna Hills, CA on September 27, 1994, of Mark and Mary Zimowski. He lived with his family in Alaska from 2002 to 2012 where he grew to love winter sports particularly snow boarding with Big Alaska. He competed in Nationals two years in a row. He went to South Anchorage High School in Alaska playing football in his freshman year. Throughout his life he was known for a smile on his face, befriending everyone and being very protective of his loved ones. He is survived by parents Mark and Mary Zimowski, brother Robert Zimowski, grandparents August Liberino, Bob and Beverly Zimowski, aunts and uncles Terry Zimowski, David and Michelle Liberino, Cheryl and Grant Roderer and cousins Alexis Liberino, Kala and Bailey Pengilley, Joey and Nick Vitulli. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Christine Liberino and his aunt, Denise Liberino Montoya. A Celebration of Life will be held at St Catherine of Alexandria in Temecula, 10:00 AM Thursday, June 18, 2015.

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  1. Dearest Mary & family, I am so sorry for your loss. Lean on your faith & allow God to hold you in His loving arms. Rest there as He comforts you through this difficult time. Sending you prayers & love from your Alaska RCIA family.

  2. Hi Mary and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all today. The Leisle family sends all of our love and support and prayers for all of you. God is good!! We don’t always understand the mystery of how He works and touches our lives and takes care of us, but we know He does unceasingly!! Our love and blessings for you all – Dave, Lisa, Chelsie, Elizabeth and Henry Leisle

  3. Hi Mary, John and I are praying for you and the family during this difficult time! God Bless and may He provide you comfort!

  4. Mary Mark Robert I am so sorry to hear about Joseph. I remember when he was helping us at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. He always had a story to share and a big smile. Joseph was quite the little character! Sending you peace, prayers, and love. Marilyn

  5. Mary please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of your great loss. I pray that even though we may not always understand God’s ways, that you will feel His closeness to help you through.

  6. Mary, please know that we are praying for you and your family. We are praying for the repose of the soul of Joseph and peace and comfort for all of your family. We are asking for the intersession of the Blessed Mother for you, from one mother to another as she knows the pain of the loss of a son. God Bless you and your family. Love, Kurt and Joan

  7. Thank you all for your love and support through this time. I am enjoying the stories. Keep them coming.

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