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Joseph J. Wirfel

Born: Sun., Mar. 3, 2019
Died: Wed., Mar. 6, 2019


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sat., Mar. 09, 2019
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 10, 2019
Location: Ashville

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 11, 2019
Location: St. Augustine Catholic Church

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Joseph  Wirfel 75, St. Augustine, died March 6, 2019. Born March 3, 1944 in New Germany, son of the late John and Genevieve (Illig) Wirfel. Preceded in death by brothers, Cam, Herb, and Donald, brother in law, Clyde Gallardy, niece, Janice Wirfel and nephews, Nicholas Wirfel and Jeff Bodenschatz. Survived by wife of 53 years, the former Jean Krise whom he married on October 23, 1965 in St. Augustine. Children, Wayne (Julie), Tina (David) Weder , Debra (Kevin) Cashman and Steven (Carol), grandchildren, Jesse (Katie) Wirfel, Jayce Wirfel, Cassie (Eric) Mullins, Renae (Michael) Ratchford, Matthew (Libby) Weder, Melissa, Joseph, Logan and Bryan Weder, Jamie and Tyler Cashman, and Wyatt and Colby Wirfel, great grandchildren, Liam, Fallyn and Malak, brother of, Leo (Joann) Wirfel, Ronald (Rose Ann) Wirfel, Dolores (Dennis) Bodenschatz, Mike (Jean) Wirfel, Marjorie Gallardy, Suzette (Joe) Spinner, sisters in law, Patty Wirfel and Betty (Wirfel) McMahon. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Joe graduated from Penn State, Altoona with a Civil Engineering Degree, he then worked for Bell Telephone, Harrisburg for a number of years. He served in the Army National Guard for 6 years. Member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM Monday, Rev. David Rizzo, celebrant. Committal, St. Augustine Cemetery. Friends will be received from 4 until 7 PM Saturday and from 1 until 5 PM Sunday at the Gibbons Funeral Home,1688 Liberty St., Ashville, PA 16613 where a Vigil Service will be held Sunday. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the M.S. Society or St. Augustine Catholic Church in Joe’s memory. www.gibbonsfhashvillecoalport.com




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Dick & Francie Wess
   Posted Fri March 08, 2019
We were sorry to hear of Joe's passing....our sympathies to the family.
Love, Dick & Francie Wess

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