Joseph Steiner, Jr.
Joseph Steiner, Jr., 88, of Moore Township, formerly of Beersville, passed away on Monday, December 16, 2013, at St. Lukes University Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Margaret M. Peggy (Milkovitch) Steiner with whom he shared 64 years of marriage on June 4. Born in Coplay on October 10, 1925, he was a son of the late Joseph Sr. and Anna (Fox) Steiner. He attended Northampton High School and later served in the United States Navy
where he was a Seabee during World War II
. Joe was employed by PennDot and worked on the road crew for several years before retiring in the late 80s. Previously, he worked as a heavy equipment operator for more than 20 years at the former National Portland Cement Co., Nazareth. Joe was a member of the United Cement, Lime and Gypsum Workers Union Local No. 4, the Bath American Legion, and Emmanuels Lutheran Church where he formerly served on church council and was active in the bowling league. He loved the game of baseball and played in the Blue Mountain League for many years. Joes passion for baseball continued for many years beyond his career as a player serving as an umpire for the PIAA high school, college and American Legion teams in the Bethlehem Chapter. He was also an avid Yankee fan. Joe will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his family and friends. Survivors:
In addition to his loving wife, Peggy; he is survived by his daughter, Linda C. Steiner of Moore Township; grandsons, Anthony Zaino and his wife, Nicole of Fountain Hill and Matthew Zaino of Philadelphia; three sisters, Elsie Edelman and her husband, Robert of Lehigh Township, Hilda Smith and her husband, Donald of Lakeland, Florida, and Shirley Hertzog and her husband, Arthur of Lake Whales, Florida; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Gus J. Steiner in 2005. Services:
Will be held on Saturday, December 21, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc., 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, Village of Moorestown- Bath, PA 18014. Friends and relatives are invited to call on Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Valley View Cemetery, Emmanuelsville. Contributions:
May be made in memory of Joe to the Emmanuels Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, (Emmanuelsville) Bath, PA 18014.