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Joseph S. Solecki Sr.

Joseph S. Solecki Sr. Obituary
Joseph S. Solecki Sr. of Downingtown Joseph S. Solecki, Sr., 92, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016, at Villa St. Martha, Downingtown. He was the beloved husband of the late Stella M. Jastrzenski Solecki, with whom he shared 69 years of marriage prior to her passing in 2015. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Michael A. and Mary Tomkiewicz Solecki. Joe proudly served his country in the US Marine Corp during World War II in the 4th division, 24th Marine Regiment in the South Pacific. He was a survivor of Saipan and Iwo Jima. He lived in Cape May, NJ for 25 years. He enjoyed being near the sea, spending time at the Cape May lighthouse watching the sunsets and the ferries. He and his wife loved dancing and enjoyed spending many weekends at Polish dance festivals. He was also an avid bingo player, and was often a big winner at the game. Joe is survived by his sons, Michael F. (Lorraine E.) of East Brunswick, NJ, and Joseph S., Jr. (Rose Ann) of Downingtown; and by six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral and interment services are private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine, 654 Ferry Road, Doylestown, PA 18901. To send online condolences, visit www.jamesterryfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Daily Local on Aug. 31, 2016
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