Joseph E. Herbert, Jr.
July 20, 2015
Joseph E. Herbert, Jr., 85 of Matamoras, PA passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 at Belle Reve Senior Living Center, Milford, PA. The son of the late Joseph and Flora Mae(Hunt) Herbert he was born on December 6, 1929. He was a graduate of Port Jervis High School. He was married to late Betty Jean (Compton) Herbert on August 26, 1950 in Hawley, PA.
Joe lived in the area all his life. He was a stock car racer as a young man, and partnered with his father in running a lawn mower shop. He was a truck driver for many years with Miller Oil Company in Milford, and later worked for Luhrs Hardware. His favorite times were camping and traveling to Vermont, Florida and Canada. Joe was a talented woodworker and craftsman. He was a hard-working and supportive husband, father, grandfather and friend.
He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by his family: son, Thomas and his wife Arleen of Matamoras, PA; daughter, Jo Ann Deacon, wife of the late Craig Deacon of Chalfont, PA; sister-in-law, Marion McKean and her husband Edgar of Shohola, PA; grandchildren David, Jessica, Danielle, Wendy and Lindsey and great grandchildren Anderson and Justin. He was predeceased by his brother, Robert Herbert.
Per Joe’s wishes, there will be no services. Cremation took place at the convenience of the family. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family in the Branchville Cemetery, Branchville, NJ.
Memorial contributions may be made in Joe’s name to: Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ 07860
Arrangements made by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford St., Milford, PA