No, it used to be my wifes seat but she passed away" and then tells Joe to go ahead and sit down.
The two begin talking and the old man tells Joe that in 55 years this is the first Packer game that his wife wasn't with him. Joe says "
You know mister, I realize that this must be very hard for you but couldn't
you have asked a friend or family member to come see the game with you?"
To which the old man replies... No...
... they're all at the funeral"