Joseph G. Macy, 82, a resident of West Wyoming, passed away peacefully late Thursday evening, March 7, 2013, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.
His beloved wife is Frances P. (Nocek) Macy. Together, Joseph and Frances shared 54 years of marriage.
Born on June 10, 1930 in Luzerne, Joseph was a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Dzurus) Macey. Raised in Luzerne, Joseph attended the former Luzerne High School.
A U.S. Army veteran, Joseph served for two years during the Korean War. During his time of service, he was decorated with the Army Occupation Medal (Japan). Upon his honorable discharge on March 9, 1953, Joseph attained the rank of corporal.
Prior to his retirement, Joseph was employed for many years as a butcher for the Acme Market, formerly located in the Midway Shopping Center, Wyoming.
Joseph was a longtime member of Saint Monica's Parish, Our Lady of Sorrows Church, West Wyoming.
In addition to his wife, Frances, Joseph is survived by his son, Dr. Joseph J. Macy, Anchorage, Ala.; daughter, Linda Ciampi and her husband, Tom, West Wyoming; sisters, Irene Cerny, Randolph, N.J., and Theresa Gardzalla, Seneca, S.C.; seven grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial that will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. in Saint Monica's Parish, Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 363 W. Eighth St., West Wyoming, with the Rev. Leo J. McKernan, his pastor, officiating.
Those who are attending the funeral are kindly asked to assemble directly at the church, as there will be no procession from the funeral home.
Interment with the Rite of Committal will follow in Mount Olivet Roman Catholic Cemetery, Carverton.
Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort.
For additional information or to send the Macy family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home website: www.wroblewskifuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Joseph's memory to St. Monica's Parish, 363 W. 8th St., West Wyoming, PA 18644 or to a
Published in Times Leader on Mar. 9, 2013