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Joseph M. Zirkelbach, Jr.

AGE: 82 • Wilmington

Joseph M. Zirkelbach, Jr., 82 of Wilmington passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by his family.

Joe was born in Newark, NJ the son of the late Margaret (Meehan) and Joseph M. Zirkelbach, Sr. He was a graduate of St. Elizabeth Grade School and Salesianum School. He served in the U.S. Army and worked in the motor repair shop of McHugh Electric for over 30 years. Joe was a member of the IBEW, Local 313 for over 55 years, a lifelong member of St. Elizabeth Church and the Model Train Club. His hobbies also included gardening and photography. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Jean L. (Clark) in 2009; his granddaughter, Jennifer Trincia and his sisters, Marion Calleo and Bernice Apostolico.

Joe will be missed by his daughter and her husband, Lorraine "Lori" Trincia and Joseph of Bear; his sons, Michael J. of Middletown and John J. Clark-Colon and his husband, Chris Colon of Beacon, NY; his grandson, Anthony Trincia; his great-granddaughters, Alysa and Katrina Trincia and his sister, Eileen Handlin of Elsmere.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at St. Elizabeth Church, Clayton and Cedar Streets at 10:30 AM, where friends may call after 9:30 AM. Entombment will be in Cathedral Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to St. Elizabeth Church, 908 S. Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19805. Mealeyfuneral homes.com
Published in The News Journal from Aug. 29 to Aug. 31, 2016
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