Joseph A. "Church" Churchill, 74, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Phoenixville Hospital. He was a resident of Douglassville, Pa. and formerly of Bridgeport, Pa.
Joseph was born in Norristown, Pa. on Feb. 19, 1939, son of the late Andrew and Jennie (Marine) Churchill.
He worked as a Microfilm/Printer at General Electric-Lockheed Martin in King of Prussia, Pa., for 27 years retiring in 1998.
He is a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and a former member of the Triple-S Sportsman Club, Bridgeport, Pa.
He graduated from Bridgeport High School, class of 1958. He enjoyed traveling, watching football, especially the Washington Redskins.
He is survived by his loving family including his wife of 54 years Joyce A. (Davis) Churchill, a son Joseph A. Churchill and Diana Dotterer of Boyertown, Pa., a daughter Deborah A. Gratzinger and her husband Michael M. of Schwenksville, Pa., a grandson Jason Walker and his wife Alexis, a great grandson Kalleb Walker of Hilton Head, SC, two brothers Salvatore Desimone and his wife Rochelle of LaPlata, MD., Anthony Churchill of Philadelphia, Pa., a sister Theresa Winnemore and her husband Joseph of Swedeland, Pa., brother-in-law William Davis and his wife Linda of Emmaus, Pa. and nephews and nieces.
Relatives and friends are invited to Mr. Churchill's Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 502 Ford St. Bridgeport, PA, on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at 11 a.m. Entombment is at St. Augustine Cemetery, King of Prussia, Pa. His viewing will be Wednesday morning from 9:30 to10:50 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Churchill's memory to Operation Backpack, 345 King St., Pottstown, PA 19464. www.operationbp.org
Arrangements by The Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd. Bridgeport, Pa.