Joseph W. O'Boyle

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Joseph W. O'Boyle, 82, of Pittston, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.

Born in Avoca, he was the son of the late Frank and Rose Walsh O'Boyle.

Joseph was a graduate of Pittston High School. He served in the U.S. Army.

Prior to his retirement, he was employed for 38 years by the Wilkes-Barre Post Office.

Joseph was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.

He was an avid Notre Dame fan and enjoyed watching them on TV and going to their games.

He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Herman Hughes, on Jan. 12, 2015; his brother, Jack; and his sister, Mary.

Surviving are his wife ,the former Anna Mae Copper; daughter, Jo Ann Hughes, Pittston; son, Joseph O'Boyle and his wife, Maria, Jenkins Twp.; grandsons, Paul Hughes and his wife, Donna, Dallas; and Justin Hughes, Ransom; granddaughter, Yanna O'Boyle, Jenkins Twp.; great-grandson, Jacob, Dallas; nieces; and nephews.

The family would like to thank Dr. James Kosik and Hospice of the Sacred Heart for the care and compassion that was shown to Joseph and his family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William St., Pittston, with the Rev. Joseph Elston officiating.

Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing.

Arrangements are by Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea.

To leave a condolence for Joseph's family, please visit the funeral home website,

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc.
204 Main Street
Duryea, PA 18642
(570) 457-4301
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Published in Citizens' Voice on May 8, 2018
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