Joseph H. Reh (X-Ray), 63, formerly of High Street, Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and James Hunter.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 28, 1950, he was the son of the late Herman and Mary Namey Reh.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Elaine Berenguer, on Dec. 5, 2012; and his niece, Marla Elaine Hunter, on July 14, 2013.
Joseph was a graduate of E.L. Meyers High School, Wilkes-Barre, Class of 1968. He continued his education at Bethel College in McKenzie, Tenn., and also Luzerne County Community College. He was employed at Biscontini and Sears as a warehouseman and Bechtel Power Plant as a teamster.
Joseph is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and James Hunter; niece, Mary Lavin, husband, Michael; Megan Toney, husband, Robert; and Malinda Hunter, all of Wilkes-Barre; and also a niece and nephew, Jessica and Raymond Berenguer, Bronx, N.Y.
The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to the Summit Nursing Home for their kindness and generosity during Joseph's stay there. A heartfelt thank you to the Celtic Hospice Care staff and a special note of gratitude to nurse Connie and Michelle for all their compassion and support to Joseph in the last weeks of his life.
Joseph also leaves behind his loving dog of 18 years, Zerbie and his best friend, Daffy VanWhy, who visited him weekly and was there at the time of his passing away. Xray will always be remembered for his sense of humor and the joy of living and those who know and loved him, have a drink on him. Joseph will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephew. To my brother, your candle burned out long before your legend ever will.
Service and interment will be at the convenience of the immediate family. Funeral arrangements are by Mamary-Durkin Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Mary's Antiochian Church, 905 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, or Celtic Hospice Care, 601 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704.
Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, Inc - Wilkes Barre
59 Parrish St.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 17, 2014