Joseph Ysais Sr.

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Joseph Ysais, Sr.

"It's Been a Wonderful Life"

Joseph "Joe" Robert Ysais, Sr., age 73, of Newark, DE, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 8, 2012. He was a cherished husband, father, and "Pop-Pop." He was born on January 18, 1939 in Santa Ana, CA to the late Pilar and Manuel Ysais. Joe served his country in the U.S. Air Force, and worked for 40 years at the DuPont company. He deeply loved his wife of 54 years, and their six children. A strong Christian, he taught Sunday School for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley, and their children: Karen, Susan, Joe Jr., Robert, Nancy, and Linda, their spouses, and 10 grandchildren. He is also survived by 10 siblings, their spouses, and nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held on Monday, December 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Cornerstone Church 3135 Summit Bridge Rd., Bear, DE followed by a service in celebration of Joe's life at 12:30 p.m. Interment will be at 2:00 p.m. at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE.

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Strano & Feeley

Family Funeral Home


Published in The News Journal on Dec. 12, 2012
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