Joseph E. Deschenes, 84, of Mullen Road passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at the V.A. Medical Center, Providence. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Ernest J. and Annette B. (Paquin) Deschenes. Joe was the owner and operator of the former Joe’s Spa in East Providence for many years and was also one of the founders of the East Providence Mohawks football team. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He leaves many friends and especially his faithful dog Rusty. He was the brother of the late Doris Denton. His funeral and visitation will be held on Monday from 9-10 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 10:00 AM. Burial with Military Honors will be in St. Ann Cemetery.