Joseph B. Blair

Joseph B. Blair

Joseph. B. Blair, age 80, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2013.

Mr. Blair worked for U.S. Steel Corporation for 40 years and coached girls softball in Levittown, PA for 30 years. He enjoyed a lifetime of family camping trips. Through the Gift of Life Program, he received a heart which he had for 17 years and was very thankful to his donor and their family.

Mr. Blair was predeceased by his parents, his brothers and sisters, Evelyn, Helen, Raymond, Margie and Donald and his granddaughters, Amber Gibbons and Shannon Magee.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; his children, Joseph B. Blair, Jr., (Devona), Cindy Lee Magee, Kimberly Ann Benjamin (Ken); his step daughters, Denise A. Walther and Corrina W. Brown (Brad), his brother, Dale Blair, his sister, Delores Lawry (Chester); his grandchildren, Rayna Adams (Curt), Edward Gibbons, Jillian Magee, Kelly Blair, Shane and Olivia Brown and a great granddaughter, Gianna Gibbons.

Family and friends are invited to attend a viewing on Friday, July 19 from 12 - 1 pm at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Pike Creek where a funeral service will follow at 1. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Gift of Life Program, 401 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA, 19123

To send condolences, visit:

302 999 8277

Funeral Home

Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 999-8277

Published in The News Journal from July 17 to July 18, 2013