Joseph Francis Culkin, 87, of Wilson, N.C., formerly of Levitown and Avoca, died Sunday. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lourdes Mary Culkin.
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Joseph is survived by his sons, Joseph William Culkin and wife, Janice, New York; Brian Culkin and wife, Patricia, New Jersey; David Culkin and wife, Julia Cowles, California; and Martin Culkin, Wilson; eight grandchildren, David, Leigh, Sean, Julia, Matthew, Danielle, Andrew and Meagan and her mother, Patricia Bradshaw; a great-grandchild, Joseph Aedin; a sister, Rosemary Dommermuth; and brothers, Francis Culkin, John Culkin, Thomas Culkin and Patrick Culkin.
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in Queen of the Apostles Church (formerly St. Mary's), Avoca. Interment, St. Mary's Cemetery, Avoca.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Boys Town, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; St. Therese Catholic Church, 700 Nash St. E, Wilson, NC 27893; or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be directed to www.joyners.net.
Joyners Funeral Home
4100 Raleigh Rd Parkway
Wilson, NC 27896
Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 28, 2014