Joseph J. Wehrle Jr. (1941 - 2017)

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Joseph J. Wehrle Jr., 76, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
He was born Feb. 16, 1941, in Punxsutawney, son of the late Ruth E. (Graffius) and Joseph J. Wehrle Sr.
On Jan. 17, 1967, he married Karen (Wilson) Wehrle, who preceded him in death on Sept. 6, 2010.
Joseph attended SSCD School till graduating from there. He then went to IUP where he earned his bachelor's degree and taught school for a few years. Joseph was a self-employed artist working for The Digest Enthusiast. He was an illustrator, cartoonist, and a writer. He enjoyed collecting comic books, original comic art, science fiction and fantasy genre books. Joseph loved jazz and blues music and loved playing the guitar and saxophone. He also loved his cat Khufu.
He is survived by a daughter, Jillian Rouse and husband Jim of Punxsutawney.
Services will be private for family and are under the direction of the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
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33 Hillcrest Drive
Punxsutawney, PA 15767-2027
(814) 938-5400
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Published in The Courier Express on Dec. 12, 2017
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Punxsutawney, PA   (814) 938-5400