SALEM- Joseph Corle, 85, formerly of 191 N. Ellsworth Ave., Salem, died at 9:33 a.m. Friday at Salem Community Hospital after a sudden illness.
He was born on Nov. 24, 1927, in Schellsburg, Pa., the son of the late Sewell Statler and Elizabeth Viola (Harr) Corl.
He retired from Eljers Mfg. in Salem and then worked at Browns Amoco Gas station. He is a 1947 graduate of Greenfield Township High School.
He was preceded in death on Feb. 7, 1998, by his wife, the former Peggy O'Mara, whom he married on April 11, 1953.
He is survived by his children, Thomas Corle of Holland, Mich., and Cynthia Corle of Salem; siblings, Betty Clark of New Jersey and Harry Corl of New York; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Joesph Corle Jr.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Hope Cemetery with the Rev. Douglas DeMar officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the service in the chapel.
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Arrangements by the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem.