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Of Fairfax, VA, on March 10, 2014 at his home. Beloved husband of Kathleen; devoted stepfather of Kitty Nix (Brad); brother of Anne Owens of Philadelphia, PA. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Ellie, Jake and Lilly; and many loving nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, 9902 Braddock Road, Fairfax, Virginia on Sunday, March 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church on Monday, March 17 at 11 a.m. Interment at Quantico National Cemetery at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Penn State University, Hazleton PA Campus, 76 University Drive, Hazelton, PA 18202, where Joe taught English composition 1951-1952.

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Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, L.L.C.
9902 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA 22032
(703) 425-9702
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Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 14, 2014
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