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Joseph Gresavage

March 22, 1935 — November 9, 2015

WEIKERT - Joseph Gresavage, 80, of Weikert for the past 15 years, formerly of Hamilton, New Jersey, entered into rest at 12:51 p.m., Monday, November 9, 2015, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, with his family by his side.

He was born March 22, 1935, in Shamokin, a son of the late Walter J. and Nellie E. (Weber) Gresavage.  On January 21, 1956, in Shamokin, he married the former Mary Ann Shamanski, who survives.

Joseph was a 1953 graduate of Coal Township High School.

He served in the Army from 1957 until his medical discharge in 1958.

Joseph was a roofing and building contractor with his brothers at Gresavage Brothers Builders, Trenton, New Jersey, for 43 years.

He was a member of the Union County Sportsmen’s Club, Weikert.

Surviving in addition to his wife of nearly 60 years, are two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Debbie Gresavage of Millmont, and Matthew and Kimberly Gresavage of Hamilton, New Jersey; one daughter and son-in-law, Lya and Karl Ashley of Smethport; one brother and sister-in-law, Walter and Arlene Gresavage of Titusville; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas and James Gresavage; and two sisters, Eldena Tyner, and Jacqueline Fisher.

Funeral services will be conducted privately at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.

Memorial gifts may be made to St. Jude Medical, 1440 N. Harbor Blvd., Suite 200, Fullerton, CA  92835.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Medical
1440 N. Harbor Blvd., Suite 200, Fullerton CA 92835

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