It is with a very saddened heart that Soapdom reports that Days of our Lives villian extradonairre, Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera), passed away at age 87 on December 8, 2016.
"It is with great sorrow that we share the news of the passing of our dear friend and beloved member of the Days of our Lives family, Joseph Mascolo," said Executive Producer Ken Corday. "The smile on Joe's face is something we'd all come to find comfort in, and he will be sorely missed. His larger than life presence, kind heart, and unwavering positivity has impacted us all for decades," Corday continues. "He will live on in the memories of his many fans. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this difficult time."