Joseph Felegi, 82, of Hummelstown, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017, at home with family by his side.
Born in Ashland on December 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Charles and Catharina Andrysyn Felegi.
Joe retired as a mechanic from the former ConRail. He was a 1952 graduate of Ashland High School. Joe was an U.S. Marine Corps veteran having served during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Ann Byzantine Catholic Church, Harrisburg. Joe was also a life member of the American Legion Post 265 and the former Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1687 both of Hummelstown, and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 410, Middletown. He enjoyed playing darts especially on Chick’s Dart League, gardening, listening to country music, and playing his harmonica. However, most important to this devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather was spending time with his family.
Joe is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Sinniger Felegi, whom he married on July 28, 1962; two daughters, Mary H. Crowley wife of David of Middletown, and Jody A. Royer wife of Leon of Grantville; a son, Joseph C. Felegi husband of the late Wendy of West Palm Beach, FL; four granddaughters, Courtney, Nicole, Brianna, and Ashley; one brother, Nicholas Felegi husband of Marguerite of Quakertown; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by three sisters, Helen, Kate, and Polly; and three brothers, William, Michael, and John.
Funeral service will be held Friday, August 4, 2017, at 11 AM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. Fr. Michael G. Popson, his pastor, officiating. Interment with military honors will be in the Resurrection Cemetery, West Hanover Township. The viewing will be held Friday in the funeral home from 10 AM until time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association, South Central PA Chapter, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com.