Joseph C. Majcher Sr.

JOSEPH C. MAJCHER SR., 91 Joseph C. Majcher Sr., 91, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on May 15, 2014 after a two year illness. He was married to his childhood sweetheart, the late Mildred D. Yanoviak on October 3, 1942 at Sacred Heart Church, Phoenixville, PA. They celebrated 57 years of marriage together and were blessed with three children, Judy, wife of Dennis Miller, West Chester, PA and the late Howard W. Warren; Joseph Jr., husband of Patricia, Phoenixville, PA and Robert, husband of Marguerite, Phoenixville, PA. There are seven grandchildren: Kimberly, Heather, Bobby, Ashley, Leanne, Richard, and Jeffrey, and 10 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his grandson, Keith, and his brothers and sisters: Hedwig, Lewis, Helen, Kasmir, Michael, and Marya Joe's parents were Nicholas and Josephine Tarnopolska Majcher, who immigrated to the United States in 1910 from Zaboji, Poland. They purchased a 300 acre farm on Ridge Road, Kimberton, PA and Joe learned farming at a young age. Joe was employed at American Coatings and Inks, Valley Forge, PA as chief of the Maintenance Department for 44 years. Joe was a member of the Polish American Citizens Club, Phoenixville, PA and was an avid polka dancer. Joe and Mildred traveled frequently during their retirement years and enjoyed attending polka festivals in New York, Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. However, family was the most important part of Joe's life. Many wonderful memories were made resulting from holiday celebrations, birthday and anniversary parties, marriages, baptisms, and vacations in Ocean City, MD and Wildwood, NJ. Joe also was a sports enthusiast coaching several girls' softball teams, traveling to hockey games, cheering on his grandson, and coaching from the sidelines in front of his TV at Eagles and Flyers games. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, 146 Church Street, Phoenixville, PA on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Phoenixville, PA. Friends may call at the Devlin Rosmos Kepp & Gatcha Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 517 S. Main Street at Fourth Avenue, Phoenixville, PAon Monday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and on Tuesday morning at the church from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Delaware Valley, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Rd., Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Condolences may be made to the family at

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Devlin Rosmos Kepp & Gatcha Funeral Home
517 South Main Street Phoenixville, PA 19460
Published in The Mercury on May 17, 2014