Catasauqua Press

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Joseph Felix

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

union painter

Joseph Felix, 78, of Whitehall, died April 9, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Schneider) Felix for 47 years.

Born in Cementon, he was a son of the late Frank and Lucy (Dobish) Felix.

He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

He was a union painter in the Lehigh Valley for many years.

He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Coplay,

He was a lifetime member of the Catholic War Veterans.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Joseph and his wife Brenda of Whitehall and Frank and his wife Jennifer of Nazareth; four sisters, Anna Strella of Northampton, Helen Beil of Coplay, Emma Majercak of Northampton and Jean Michael of Easton; and three grandchildren, Nathan, Connor and Keira.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Frank and John; and a sister, Mary Dougherty.

Contributions may be made to the church’s elevator fund, 4 S. Fifth St., Coplay, 18037.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.