Joseph was born on November 6, 1940 and passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.
Joseph was a resident of Dunmore, Pennsylvania at the time of his passing.
He graduated of the former South Catholic High School in Scranton.
He went on to serve honorably in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.
A funeral mass will be held Monday at 9:30am in St. Anthony of Padua Church Smith Street in Dunmore. There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter 967 Griffin Pond Road South Abington Twp PA 18411.