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Joseph Race

August 21, 1921 — December 26, 2018

Joseph Race

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Joseph A.

Age 97, of Whitaker, most recently of St. Barnabas in Gibsonia, went to be with the Lord on December 26, 2018, surrounded by his family.

He is survived by his wife Adelaide, of 67 years, his daughters Jane (Ron) Miller and Karen (Mike) Kulak,

his grandchildren Andrew (Sarah), Meredith and Jordan, and a great-grandson Caleb.  He was the youngest of 9 children.

Joe served in the Army Air Corps in England during WW II, and upon returning worked at US

Steel, Homestead Works as barge coordinator for 40 years. He will be remembered for his constant devotion to his family and friends. He was an active lifelong member of Whitaker United Methodist Church from serving on every committee, to painting every room in the church.

In his retirement years he made beautiful stained glass creations for family and friends.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

Family and friends will be received at Whitaker U. M. Church, on Saturday, Dec 29 from 10 to 11:00 am, followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Whitaker United Methodist Church, 124

Arkansas Avenue, Whitaker, PA  15120.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Joseph Race, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, December 29, 2018

10:00 - 11:00am

Whitaker United Methodist Church

124 Arkansas Ave, Homestead, PA 15120

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Starts at 11:00am

Whitaker United Methodist Church

124 Arkansas Ave, Homestead, PA 15120

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