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 Joseph Bozza, Jr

Joseph Bozza, Jr

Death 19 Aug 2009 (aged 92)
Burial Kulpmont, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 49445445 · View Source
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Joseph Bozza Jr.

Joseph Bozza Jr., 92, formerly of 1251 Scott St., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at Mount Carmel Nursing Center, where he was a guest. He was ill for the past 18 months. He was a lifelong resident of Kulpmont.

He was born Sept. 10, 1916, in Marion Heights, a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Ricci) Bozza, On Oct. 27, 1951, in St. Casimir's Church, Kulpmont, he married the former Cecelia Bronkoski, who preceded him in death on June 22, 1996.

He was educated in the Kulpmont Central Vocational School and served in the Army at Fort Maxey, Texas, from 1941 to 1943.

Joseph was employed as a union laborer with Local 215.
He was a former member of St. Mary's Church, now Church of the Holy Angels, and a member of the American Legion and senior citizens, all of Kulpmont.

Joseph loved the outdoors, walking in the woods and picking mushrooms and berries. He was a dedicated family man who enjoyed his children and grandchildren. He liked music and playing the piano and harmonica.

He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph Bozza and Alexa Bozza of Atlas, David and Sherry Bozza of Marion Heights and Nicholas and Linda Bozza of Kulpmont; one daughter and son-in-law, Annette and Charlie Staskiel of Kulpmont; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lena Larwa of Bayonne, N.J., Rose Witrosky of Kulpmont and Dorothy McKnew of Vienna, Va.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Jenny Pauldine, Christina Metro, Helen Berger and Ida Downy; and three brothers, Nicholas, Alfred and Edward Bozza.

The viewing will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, with the Rosary at 8, and 8:30 to 9:40 a.m. Monday at the C.J. Lucas Funeral Home, Kulpmont.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in Church of the Holy Angels, 855 Scott St., Kulpmont, with Father Andrew Stahmer officiating.

Burial will be at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Cemetery, Kulpmont.

Published in The Daily Item on 8/21/2009

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  • Created by: Rich Fedoush
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49445445
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Bozza, Jr (10 Sep 1916–19 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49445445, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Kulpmont, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Rich Fedoush (contributor 46805205) .