Joseph “Joe” F. McBride, 81, passed away, with his family by his side on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Springfield, MA, son of the late Joseph and Lily (McSheffrey) McBride, he lived in East Windsor for thirty years. Prior to that he lived in Enfield. Joseph was a retired machinist for Hamilton Standard. In his retirement, Joe found great enjoyment in driving school buses. Joe’s fondest hobby was supporting his many grandchildren and could often be found at soccer games, dance recitals/competitions, band events and award nights. He leaves his wife of thirty years, Lorna M. (Aldrich) McBride, four daughters, Kerry Lee Ryan of Southwick, MA, Susan McBride of Monterey, CA, Mary Hamilton and her partner, Lou, Wendy and her husband Marc Veilleux all of Enfield, two brothers and their wives, Hugh and Lydia McBride of Feeding Hills, MA, Robert and Ruth McBride of Granby, CT, twelve grandchildren, Katelyn, Amanda (Greg), Lindsay, Kristopher, David, Noah, Alyssa, Sophie, Thomas, Holly, Madison and Peter, and three great grandchildren, many nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by wife, Ann McBride, a brother, Martin McBride, two sons, David Orton, Matthew McBride and a grandson, Mickey Ryan. The family would like to send its sincere thanks to the nurses from the 10 Bliss Stepdown Unit, Conklin Building, 2nd Floor and Hospice Team at Hartford Hospital. The funeral service will be Friday, September 6, 2019 at 7pm at the Browne Memorial Chapels, 43 Shaker Road. Calling hours will precede the service on Friday, from 4-7pm. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.