Joseph J. Mikelonis Jr.

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Joseph J. Mikelonis Jr., 64, Tecumseh, Mich., formerly of DuBois, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at his home.
Born March 19, 1950, in DuBois, he was the son of the late Joseph J. Mikelonis Sr. and Zephna Hill Mikelonis.
On May 10, 1975, he married Teresa M. Kirwan Mikelonis. She survives.
He was the vice president of taxes for Owens Corning.
In 1968, Joe graduated from DuBois Area High School and was the valedictorian of his class. Later, he graduated Commencement Marshall of the College of Business at Pennsylvania State University.
He was an Evan Pugh scholar and was a member of the Blue Band. He remained a loyal Penn State fan for his entire life. He was an avid golfer, marathon runner, and climbed Mt. Washington in New Hampshire. He was also a car enthusiast, a trait he passed on to his grandson. More than anything, he loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his daughters, Kristen Mikelonis of Philadelphia and Michelle Allenson and her husband, Luke, of Hartland, Wis.; and his grandchildren, JT (Joseph Thomas) and Ashley Allenson. He is also survived by two sisters, Dorothy Stevens of Clearwater, Fla., and Emilie Scott of DuBois,.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Marianne Hodges; and two brothers-in-law, Pendleton Stevens and Richard V. Scott.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Matias Quimno as celebrant. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the , 501 Howard Ave., Altoona, PA 16601, the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840, and/or Penn State Dance Marathon, 210 HUB, University Park, PA 16802.
Online condolences may be made at www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express from Feb. 11 to Feb. 13, 2015
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