Joseph served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked at Cleveland Hopkins for 17 years. He was an avid Cleveland sports fan, his favorite teams were The Cleveland Browns and The Cleveland Indians.
Joseph was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Ruth Beam and Marie Gibson.
He is survived by niece, Susan (Charles) Joy; nephews, Frank ( Debbie), Jim (Roxanne). He was a great uncle and great great uncle to many.
Friends may join the family for visitation Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 2 to 4 P.M., at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 1642 Pearl Road (1/2 mile South of Route 303), Brunswick. Visitation will also be Thursday, September 26, 2013, from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. Services will be Thursday at 12 P.M., at the funeral home. Father Wenz will officiate. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery, Brunswick.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to the Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Road, Medina, OH 44256.
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