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Joseph Aftanas
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1918
New Kensington
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 2011
Darlington County
South Carolina, USA

Joseph Aftanas, 93, died Tuesday evening, September 20, 2011 at his home with his wife by his side.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 10 AM in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, with the Reverend Father Karl Roesch officiating. Burial will follow in Grove Hill Cemetery, directed by Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home of Darlington.

The family will receive friends following the service until 1 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 126 Pearl Street, Darlington, South Carolina.

Mr. Aftanas was born on April 6, 1918 in Arnold, Pennsylvania. He was the son of the late Joseph and Nellie Aftanas. Mr. Aftanas served 4 years in the Aviation branch of the United States Army during WWII. He was assistant volunteer Fire Chief in Arnold, Pennsylvania. He retired from Aluminum Company of America in New Kensington, Pennsylvania. After retirement, he and his wife moved to Darlington, South Carolina.

Joe faithfully attended and worshipped both St. Joseph's Catholic Church and Trinity United Methodist Church every Sunday along with his surviving wife, Mary Louise 'Weezie' Aftanas of 67 years. Joe has a large number of loving nephews and nieces and loving great nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his seven siblings. 
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  Mary Louise Griggs Aftanas (1922 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: D-187
Grove Hill Cemetery
Darlington County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: D-187 back center near tree line
Maintained by: Barbara Lehman
Originally Created by: helpothers
Record added: Sep 21, 2011
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Joseph Aftanas
Added by: Barbara Lehman
Joseph Aftanas
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