Joseph D. McCandless, 32, of 255 South Michael Road, St. Marys, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, September 17, 2011 in Kersey.
He was born February 8, 1979 in Ridgway, son of the late James W. McCandless who passed away on September 6, 2007 and Debora Stahli McCandless who survives of Dagus Mines. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School, Class of 1999. He was employed by DuBrook Inc. of St. Marys.
Besides his mother, he is survived by a sister, Jolene McCandless at home; four brothers, James McCandless Jr. and his wife Judy of Auburn, NY, John McCandless and his wife Irene of Kersey, Jason McCandless of Kersey, Jesse McCandless of St. Marys; his girlfriend, Kristin Logan of Ridgway; and nieces and nephews, Ashley, Katlyn, Colby, J.P., and Jordyn McCandless.
He enjoyed hunting, the Steelers, his motorcycle, and his nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the St. Boniface Church on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in the St. Boniface Cemetery.
Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM.