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Joseph W. McGinnis

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Joseph W. McGinnis

AGE: 80 • National Park

Joseph W. McGinnis, of National Park, NJ, died suddenly on February 11, 2013, at the age of 80.


A happy, friendly, helpful guy, Joe was always there for those who needed him. He was devoted to his family and took great pride in his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was active in their sports and activities and was there to drive them wherever they needed to go. Joe was an avid Eagles and Phillies fan and enjoyed his daily trips to the Dunkin Donuts. He was fun loving, generous and the life of the party. Joe was the go to guy for raffle tickets and a great fundraiser.

Born in Camden, NJ, Joe was a resident of National Park for 46 years. Joe was a member of the American Veteran Shuffleboard League, a social member of the National Park VFW, Past president of the Bowling League and past commissioner and Coach for Interboro Softball League. Joe was also on the National Park July 4th Parade Committee and a former National Park Police Officer.


Devoted husband of 51 years to Marie E. (nee Melvin); loving father of John (Eileen) Colton; Linda (Ray) Simcox and Jodiann (Steven) Buscher; cherished grandfather of Patrick (Amanda) McGinnis, Justin Buscher, Kyle Simcox, Ian Colton and Pop Joe to Landon and Ava; dear brother of Winifred Schafer, John Nissenzone and the late, Peg Crowder, Edna Wilson, Marvin Nissenzone and Frank Nissenzone.

Farewell Service

Viewing on Saturday, 9:30 AM—12:00 PM in the McGuinness Funeral Home, 34 Hunter Street, Woodbury, NJ, where the Funeral Ceremony will follow at 12:00 PM. Interment New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Joe's memory to the .

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Published in Courier-Post on Feb. 14, 2013
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