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Joseph F. "DOC" Tuske Obituary
Tuske, Joseph F. "DOC"Joseph F. "DOC" Tuske, 89 , passed away Friday , June 13, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Janet S. Beehrle Tuske. They observed their 69th wedding anniversary last February 10th. Born in Allentown. He was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Beck Tuske. He was a self-employed Master Plumber in the Lehigh Valley for over 50 years. He served in the Air Force during World War II. He was of the Catholic faith and a former member of St. Stephen of Hungary Catholic Church. He played the accordion and eventually founded the band The Four Deuces. He loved going to Dorney Park and was also known as the family Jokester. Survivors: Along with wife Janet ; daughters, Janet Keshl and her husband David , JoAnn Frey and her husband Louis, Judy Meagher and her husband Dennis, Jody Neile and her husband Roland; Sons; Joseph and wife Priscilla, Jeff and wife Cathy; sister, Paula Ott; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 3 step great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister Mary Dziedic. Services: 10:30 am Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in the K.V. Knopp Funeral Home 46 E. Susquehanna St. Allentown. Friends and family may call from 9:30am until the time of service. Interment to follow in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown Contributions: In lieu of flowers may be made to: Sacred Heart Visiting Nurses and Hospice, 2268 S. 12th St., Suite 404, Allentown, Pa. 18103.
Published in Morning Call on June 15, 2014
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