Joseph Stephen Levi, Jr.
March 14, 1929- March 21, 2013
Joseph Stephen Levi, age 84, of Myrtle Beach, passed away on March 21, 2013. Born in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Joseph & Anna Malak Levi. Also preceding him in death was a brother, William Levi. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Jean Isopi Levi. Also survived by 3 children, daughter, Mary Ann & her husband, Andrew Michaels of Myrtle Beach; son, Joseph & his wife, Gina of Charlotte, NC; daughter Debra & her husband, Gregg Yankovich of Myrtle Beach and 4 grandchildren, Marisa Michaels, Nicholas & Joshua Levi and Noah Yankovich; Sister-in-law, Catherine Carchilla of Charlotte, NC and Brother-in-law, William and his wife, Rosemary Isopi of Dallas, PA. He has several nieces & nephews.
Prior to moving to Myrtle Beach in July 2004, Joseph & his wife resided in Shavertown, Pa. with their family. He owned & operated the "Chase Nursery" in Shavertown for 43 years before retiring. He was a Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict and belonged to the Daddow-Issacs Post 672 American Legion in Dallas, Pa. and the Elks Lodge 1771 in Myrtle Beach, SC. Joseph loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter & fisherman. On Tuesday March 26, 2013, there will be a calling hour from 10am-11am at St. Therese's Church, Shavertown Pa., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am. He will be laid to rest in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wyoming, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Joseph's name to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at www.stjude.org/tribute or 800-873-6983.
Funeral arrangements are by the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 & 118, Pikes Creek, Pa.
Online condolences can be made at clswansonfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Sun News from Mar. 25 to Mar. 29, 2013