Joseph G. DeFant
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AGE: 88 • Audubon Park
Passed away on August 14, 2013 at Vitas Hospice Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford. He is predeceased by his wife Ruth M. DeFant (nee Graham) and son Joseph DeFant, Jr.
Surviving are his children Linda Henry & her husband John of Audubon and Robert DeFant of West Berlin; 3 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren.
Joe was born and raised in Philadelphia. A WWII veteran, he served two consecutive terms, the Marines from 1942-46 and the Navy from 1948 until he retired in 1965. After the service, Joe went into the electronics field and had worked for GTE in Mt. Laurel in their high speed communication division.
Family and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Saturday morning from 9:00-11:00AM at the HENRY FUNERAL HOME, 152 W Atlantic Ave, Audubon, NJ 08106 followed by Services at 11:00AM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flower's and as an expression of sympathy, contributions in Joe's memory may be made to: The Saint Vincent DePaul Society, St. John's Church, Park & Leea Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108
Henry Funeral Home
152 W. Atlantic Ave
Audubon, NJ 08106
Published in Courier-Post on Aug. 16, 2013