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Joseph P. Anzinger | 85

October 30, 1935 - June 28, 2021
Joseph P. Anzinger, 85, of 153 Teaberry Road, St. Marys, passed away Monday, June 28, 2021, at his residence, after a lengthy illness.

He was born October 30, 1935, in St. Marys, son of the late John W. and Florentina Foster Anzinger.  Joseph was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Public High School, Class of 1953.  He was a retired employee of the Keystone Carbon Company, retiring in 1997 after 42 years of service.

On June 26, 1965, in St. Joseph’s Church in Force, Joseph married Rita I. Gralak, who survives.  He is also survived by his daughter, Cathy M. Watkins (Bernie) of Myersville, MD; and his son, John W. Anzinger (Teresa) of Myersville, MD; and by his granddaughter, Amber Watkins.  Joseph is also fondly remembered by Tyler, Megan, Kai, and Koa.

In addition to his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by seven sisters: Jane Shine, Rita Miller, Agatha Wilson, Colette Westover, Theresea Bonfardine, Martha Kennedy, and Celine Lundy; and by four brothers: Herman, John, William, and Quintin Anzinger.  He was the last member of his immediate family.

Joseph was a member of the Queen of the World Church, where he volunteered and served as an usher.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a former member of the St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail.  Joseph also enjoyed gardening.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Friday, July 2, 2021, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Jeffery Noble, Pastor, officiating.  Full military rites will be accorded by the St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Penn Highlands Community Nurses, 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA  15857 or to the St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail, 168 Center Street, St. Marys, PA  15857.

Events

Visitation

None

Funeral Service

July 2, 2021
11:00 am
Queen of the World Church

Final Resting Place

July 2, 2021
St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery

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2 Comments

  1. Rita,Cathy and John, I’m so sorry to hear about Joes passing. My condolences to you all and God Speed to Joe.

  2. Great guy. Rest in Peace Joe.

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