JOSEPH F. Sr., 82 years of age, of Philadelphia, PA. Passed away on October 5, 2011. Dear son to the late Cecilia Herring Vann. Beloved husband, for 51 years, to the late Gloria M. (nee Gallagher), who passed away March 24, 2008. Loving father of Joseph Herring Jr., Lynn Eisenstein and Gail Scullion. Also survived by his 5 grand-children and 3 great grand-children. Predeceased by his brother Eugene Bowman. He was the favorite Uncle Joe to many nieces and nephews and greatly respected as "Joe the Glassman" for 35 years.