Joseph H. Hertig of Newport RI, formally of Denver, CO and Orleans, MA passed away peacefully on January 12 after a brief illness. He was predeceased by his wife, Maryann Rush Hertig. He is survived by his son, Jared and his wife, Kori and his daughter Lauren whom both live in Denver, Co., by his sister, Jane Hertig Roberts and her husband, Mark of Bradenton, FL.
Joe was born and raised in Boston, MA. He later lived in Orleans, MA for many years. Joe was a builder and contractor who built many homes in Denver, Orleans and Newport. Joe was an avid sailor who loved being out on the water. He was also a skilled craftsman in the kitchen and very much enjoyed making a gourmet meal for his family and friends. Joe had a great sense of humor and loved to have a good time. He was very personable and liked by everyone whom crossed his path. He lived a life full of travel and experiences and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.