In memory of
Joseph Zepko WWII and Korean War veteran, skilled photographer Joseph Zepko, 89, of Washington Township passed away on Jan. 9, 2017, with his caring family by his side. Friends and family may pay their respects on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Warren Hills Memorial Home, 234 W. Washington Ave., Washington, N.J. (908) 689-0119. A memorial service celebrating Joe's life will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Joe was born in Newark, N.J., to the late Michael and Mary Rose Zepko. He graduated from Queen of Peace High School, North Arlington, N.J., Class of 1946. He served as an aircraft spotter at the age of 16, was later master sergeant, Armored Division in the United States Army, World War II and Korea 1945 to 1951. He was a member of American Legion Post 471 and became a life member and Vice Commander of Post 103. He was employed with RCA and Oxy-Dry before retirement in 1989. Joe was a skilled staff photographer for Drum Corps World. He was on the Board of Directors for the Saints Drum and Bugle Corps. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Saint Joseph Church, Washington, N.J. Joseph was predeceased by his loving wife, Margaret Zepko. He is survived by his loving children, Thomas Zepko, Eleanor Campbell and husband, Gary, AnnMarie Meredith and husband, Glenn; his grandchildren, Gregory Campbell and wife, Tizianna, Erica Campbell, Kristin Mockoviak and husband, Ryan, Stephen Tvedt and wife, Valensiya. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe's name to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Saint Peter's University Hospital, 254 Easton Ave., New Brunswick, N.J. 08901.
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