News Death Notice
ABELL, Joseph C. Jr. age 84 of Beavercreek passed away Monday September 19, 2011. Joseph was a Kentucky Colonel and a Production Control Supervisor at General Motors
, Inland Division. He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Anthony Abell; and two brothers, James E. and Robert Marshall Abell. He is survived by his loving wife, Lea; a daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Nicholas Novogradac of VA; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Alice Abell of MI; a daughter-in-law, Geraldine Abell of Dayton; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Alene Wolford of KY, Elizabeth Jane and Fred Strohmeier of KY; a brother and sister-in-law, Alan Thomas and Ann Abell of New Carlisle; five grandchildren, Nicholas and Matthew Novogradac, Christopher, James, and Elizabeth Abell; six great grandchildren; and numerous loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted 10:00 AM Saturday September 24 at St. Luke Catholic Church in Beavercreek, preceded by a prayer service 9:15 AM at the Westbrock Funeral Home, 1712 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH. The family will receive friends from 4:00-8:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow services at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Luke Catholic Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.