Harry S. "Hip" Joseph

July 27, 1926 ~ March 23, 2019 (age 92)

Harry S. “Hip” Joseph, 92, of West Newton, died Saturday, March 23, 2019.  He was born July 27, 1926 in West Newton, a son of the late Samuel and Izza (Abbott) Joseph.  Prior to retirement he was employed by the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 354 for over 60 years.  Harry was a veteran of World War II serving in the Army.  An avid outdoorsman, he loved fishing, hunting, and gardening.  Surviving are his wife, Alma (Berklovich) Joseph; children, Susan Joseph, and Mark Joseph and wife, Daneen; a granddaughter, Angela Joseph; and nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, George Joseph, Elizabeth Rosak, Zackie Short, Mary Joseph, Phillip Joseph, and Michael Joseph.  There will be no visitation.  Services are private.  Arrangements entrusted to the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, West Newton.  Condolences may be left at

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