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Joseph A.
Grosskettler

February 18, 1934 – September 24, 2018

Joseph Grosskettler Joseph Grosskettler
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Obituary for Joseph A. Grosskettler

Joseph A. Grosskettler, 84, of Bethlehem, died suddenly on Monday, Sep. 24, 2018 in St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem. He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy Grosskettler who died in 2014. Born in Hazelton, he was a son of the late Joseph and Dolores (Fritz) Grosskettler. He graduated from Hazleton H. S. in 1951 and later attended Penn State University graduating with a degree in Business. He remained a Penn State fan the rest of his life. Joe served in the U. S. Army and worked in sales for many years until retiring from the Chrin Waste Management Company. He was an active member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church, Bethlehem, where he was a former collection counter and involved in various parish committees. He was also a member of VFW Post 2124 and Fearless Fire Company in South Allentown and a life member of the Elks Lodge.

Survivors: He is survived by his loving daughter, Jann Anthony and her husband, Barry, grandchildren, Samantha and Blake all of Salisbury Twp. and his Cats who he enjoyed caring for. He was preceded in death by his brother John "Jack" Grosskettler who died in 2016.

Services: Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, Sep. 28th., from 10:30 - 11:20 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 A.M. all in the Church of the Assumption BVM, 4101 Old Bethlehem Pike, (Upper Saucon Twp.) Bethlehem, PA 18015. Private Interment will take place later. Arrangements entrusted to JAMES FUNERAL HOME, Bethlehem. Offer condolences at www.jamesfuneralhome.org. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church or to New Bethany Ministries, 337 Wyandotte St., Bethlehem, PA 18015
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Visitation

When Friday, September 28th, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Address
4101 Old Bethlehem Pike
Bethlehem, PA
Additional Information Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, Sep. 28th., from 10:30 - 11:20 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 A.M. all in the Church of the Assumption BVM, 4101 Old Bethlehem Pike, (Upper Saucon Twp.) Bethlehem, PA 18015. Private Interment will take place later. Arrangements entrusted to JAMES FUNERAL HOME, Bethlehem.

Service Information

When
Friday, September 28th, 2018 11:30am
Location
Church of The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Address
4101 Old Bethlehem Pike
Bethlehem, PA
Service Extra Info
Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, Sep. 28th., from 10:30 - 11:20 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 A.M. all in the Church of the Assumption BVM, 4101 Old Bethlehem Pike, (Upper Saucon Twp.) Bethlehem, PA 18015. Private Interment will take place later. Arrangements entrusted to JAMES FUNERAL HOME, Bethlehem.

Interment Information

Interment Extra Info
Entombment of ashes will take place later at the convenience of the family at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
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(610) 867-4617 James Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC
527 Center Street
BETHLEHEM, PA 18018
Email: jamesfuneralhome@aol.com
(610) 867-4617 James Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC
527 Center Street
BETHLEHEM, PA 18018
Email: jamesfuneralhome@aol.com
(610) 867-4617 James Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC
527 Center Street
BETHLEHEM, PA 18018
Email: jamesfuneralhome@aol.com