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Joseph Keblesh Sr.

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Joseph Keblesh Sr. Obituary
Joseph Keblesh, Sr., 88, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2011 at Akron General Medical Center.

Born in Barnesboro, Pa. on January 16, 1923 to the late John and Anna (Polyacek) Keblesh, Joe had been an Akron resident since 1941. He was a truck driver for Motor Express, Inc., retiring in 1985 after 45 years of service. He was a longtime member of the former St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. Vincent DePaul Society, Greek Catholic Union, Retired Teamsters, Akron Metropolitan Hiking Club and was a long time former Boy Scout Troop Leader.

In addition to his parents; Joe was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Linda Keblesh; three infant sons; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; sisters, Julie Keblesh, Anna Harkenish, Mary and Helen Keblesh, Verna Oravetz, Margaret Tabatcher, Katherine Keblesh, and Evelyn Miller. He is survived by his devoted wife of 66 years, Mary; children, Rev. Joseph Keblesh of Sylvania, John of Omaha, Neb., James (Patti) of Hartville, Timothy (Brenda) of Akron, Thomas (Barbara) of Ravenna, Ruth Ellen (Tony) Zuchowski of Manchester, Anthony of Morris, Ill., Mary Margaret Keblesh of Akron; brothers, George (Irene) of Akron and John (Patricia) of Mogadore; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Anthony Funeral Home KUCKO-ANTHONY-kERTESZ CHAPEL, 1990 S. Main St. in Akron. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Ralph Colletta on Thursday, 12 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis de Sales St. Vincent DePaul Society, 4019 Manchester Rd., Akron, OH 44319. Anthony Funeral Homes


Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Feb. 15, 2011
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