JOHN JOSEPH SR., 49, was a singular man, a quiet force and a constant presence. John's wife, Linda, son, Jack and daughter, Elsi comprised his world. A 1983 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, John took his Naval Academy experience and spirit and applied it to his second career at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. John resided in Moorestown and is survived by his much-loved wife Linda and children Jack and Elisabeth; his mother Marilyn Lauber and stepfather Bernie Lauber; sister Sharon and Gerald Tobin; brother Joseph; brother Brian and wife Joanne; brother Matthew and wife Leslie; sister Lynn and husband Taylor; brother Tom and wife Colleen and brother Kevin. Susan and Phillip Coffey; Maria and John Andruszka; Elena nd Steven Schneider; Alicia Pardo and Mary Pardo and his Naval Academy and Pfizer family also survive John. The family is receiving guests on Thursday, April 8 from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 at MOORESTOWN MEMORIAL HOME, 334 Chester Ave., Moorestown, NJ. The funeral is on Friday, April 9 at 10:30 at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 122 West Main St., Moorestown, NJ. In lieu of flowers a scholarship fund has been established for John and Elisabeth Reilly, c/o Linda Reilly. Please make all contributions payable to UBS Financial Services, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, 16th floor, New York, NY 10019.
Published in Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News on Apr. 8, 2010.