Joseph M. Timko

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Joseph M. Timko, 71, of Mahanoy City, and formerly of Shenandoah, died Sunday morning at his home.

Born March 19, 1946, in Upper Shaft, he was a son of the late George and Tessie Gulick Timko. He was a 1963 graduate of Shenandoah Catholic High School. He was a veteran of the Army Air Force and served on Monkey Mountain in Vietnam. He was of the Roman Catholic faith and a member of the former St. Stephen's Church in Shenandoah. He was a member of Mahanoy City American Legion Post 74, Ashland VFW Post 7654, BPOE 695 in Mahanoy City, and was a life member of the William Penn Fire Company. He was an avid fan of the New York Giants and the San Francisco Giants. Joe was a well known accordion player with the former band "The Legends" of Saint Clair in the 1970s and 80s.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were a son, Joseph, in 1992, and a brother, George, in 2012.

Survivors include two sons, Michael and his wife, Holly, Mahanoy City, and Christopher, Lost Creek; sister-in-law, Shirlee Timko, Hazle Township; a niece, Debbie Yanuzzi, Hazle Township; three grandchildren, Colin, Nolan and Christopher Timko.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a religious service and military honors at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Michael's Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian will officiate. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at David D. Jarrett Funeral Home, Mahanoy City. Contributions in Joe's name to the Mahanoy City American Legion Post 74 or the Mahanoy City American Legion Ladies Auxiliary would be appreciated by the family and will be accepted at the visitation. Please visit for more information.

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Published in Republican & Herald on Feb. 13, 2018
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