Joe Tocchini

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Joseph A. Tocchini (April 8, 1935 - July 27, 2010) was originally from Oakland, California. Shortly after grauating from Freemont High School in Oakland Joseph found the love of his life Evelyn Matz, and they married in 1956.[1]

In 1965 Joe and his family moved to Castro Valley, California. Joseph was a UAW union representative while he worked making automobile batteries for Prestolite in Oakland, California in the 60's and early 70's. Changing careers, Joseph joined Teamsters Local 70 in Oakland, CA, and was a truck driver for 23 years, the majority of which was with Fleming Foods of Fremont, CA. Joseph retired in 1997. After retiring he bought a home in Oakdale, California, drawn by the warm weather, and to the closeness and love he felt for family living nearby. Joseph loved classic and custom automobiles, and as a young man he owned a 1951 Ford Victoria that in 1958, was awarded the most beautiful car in America. His good friend Joe Bailon built the Ford.[1]

Joe Tochini's Cars

Joe Tocchini's 1951 Ford Victoria - The Mystery



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