Joseph J. Ewald, Jr.
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AGE: 72 • Bridgeville
Joseph J. Ewald, Jr., age 72, of Bridgeville, DE, formerly of Newark, DE passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. Mr. Ewald worked for St. Joe Container Corp. in New Castle, DE and Green Bay Packaging Co. in Hunt Valley, MD before retiring. He was an avid golfer, loved to travel and documented his travel through his hobby for photography, he was a University of Delaware football season ticket holder since 1976, a passionate sports fan who was torn between Philadelphia and Baltimore teams.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph J. Ewald Sr. and Anna Ewald. He is survived by 2 daughters, Kathleen A. Shinault and her husband, Stephen, Jo Ann Ewald and her husband Kenneth Sharp; grandchildren, Kristen Shinault, Lauren Shinault, Michael Shinault and Melissa Sharp; his partner and companion, Cynthia McDevitt and her children and grandchildren; his ex-wife, Kathleen F. Ewald and his brother, Donald Ewald and his wife, Eleanor of Philadelphia, PA.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 12th at 1 PM at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 532 Stein Hwy., Seaford, DE. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations may be made to the
, 100 W. 10th St. #1002, Wilmington, DE 19801. Arrangements by the Cranston Funeral Home, Seaford, DE.
Cranston Funeral Home
300 North Shipley Street Seaford, DE 19973
Published in The News Journal on Mar. 11, 2014