Of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, surrounded by his loving and caring family. He was 91 years old. Born in the North End of Boston, Joe lived in Everett for most of his life. He was an automotive machinist retiring from Perfect Grinding in Everett. Joe was an U.S. Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant. He later joined and served in the U.S. Navy Reserve for many years. Beloved husband of Palma “Palmie” (Sordillo) for over 66 years. Dear and devoted father of Leonard Ciulla and his wife, Deborah of Methuen, Marianne Boyajian and her husband, Charles of Saugus, Lillian Ciulla of Everett and Julie Whiteley and her husband, Jeff of Bedford. Brother of the late Thomas, Melchiore, Ignatius and Anthony Ciulla, Mary Marino, Rose Marino, Josephine Bono, Anna Bono, Lillian LaRosa, Frances Catanzano, and Helen Altieri. Loving grandfather of Angela Palma of Norton, Leanne Palma of Chelsea and Michael Pearson of Bedford. Contributions in Joseph’s memory to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, c/o Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923 would be sincerely appreciated.