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Joseph Karl Prosper

January 23, 1943 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Joseph Prosper Obituary

Joseph K. Prosper, age 80, of Pottsville, PA passed away Saturday, January 20th, 2024 at Tower Health, West Reading Hospital.

Born in Pottsville, PA on January 23, 1943, he was the son of the late Sylvester and Theresa (Gual) Prosper.

Joe was a graduate of Saint Clair High School and then served in the US Army in 1961 till 1969. He worked as a supervisor at the Shenandoah Heights Nursing Home and was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in St. Clair.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family, being preceded in death by a brother John Gual and two sisters: Theresa Chuma and Johanna Jess.

Joe is survived by his wife of 59 years, M. Linda (Weikel) Prosper, Pottsville; a son David J. Prosper, Pottsville; a granddaughter Melissa Schultz, Branchdale; two great-grandsons: Myles and Macklyn Schultz, Branchdale; and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, St. Clair, PA. at 10:30AM on Saturday, January 27th, with Msgr. William Glosser officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Saturday from 9-10:30AM at St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church.

Interment with Military Honors Queen of the Universe Cemetery Pottsville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hillside SPCA P.O. Box 233 Pottsville, PA 17901 or to the St. Clare of Assisi Church Memorial Fund 250 East Hancock St. Saint Clair, PA 17970.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com

 

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Services

Open Viewing
Saturday
January 27, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church
250 East Hancock Street
Saint Clair, PA 17970

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
January 27, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church
250 East Hancock Street
Saint Clair, PA 17970

Interment
Saturday
January 27, 2024

11:45 AM
Queen of the Universe Cemetery
Peach Mountain Road
Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901

Donations

Hillside SPCA
P.O. Box 233, Pottsville PA 17901

St. Clare of Assist Church Memorial Fund
250 East Hancock Street, Saint Clair PA 17970
Tel: 1-570-429-0370

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