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Joseph R Lord

June 24, 1933 ~ June 21, 2020 (age 86)

Obituary

Joseph R Lord, 86, of Elizabeth Twp, died June 21, 2020.  He was born June 24, 1933 in Madison, a son of the late Joseph and Naomi (Kiehl) Lord.

Joseph served in the Army during the Korean War. He retired from US Steel Duquesne Works. He was a member of St. Edward Parish in Herminie. He enjoyed listening to polkas and country music. He also enjoyed baking, fishing and was a Penn State fan. Above all, Joseph loved to spend time with his family.  

He is survived by his son Ramo J Lord of Elizabeth Twp.; his daughter Antoinette Carnathan and husband Hugh of Elizabeth Twp, Pa.; His brother in law Raymond Vitori and wife Karen of AZ. and his niece Nancy Wiggins and husband Mark of Sewickley. Colleen Spoonhoward & husband Alan-Keystone, a niece Linda Moore & husband Fred-Herminie

In addition to his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years Norma Sophia (Vitori) Lord, sisters, Sarah Lord, Katherine Burkholder and N. Ruth Painter.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine St. West Newton. A funeral mass will be held at 10 am Thursday, in the St Edward Parish, 120 Saint Edward Lane Herminie, PA 15637. For everyone’s protection, please abide by the state’s directives that masks are to be worn and social distancing be maintained. Interment will follow in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 24, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home
901 Vine Street
West Newton, PA 15089

Visitation
Wednesday
June 24, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home
901 Vine Street
West Newton, PA 15089

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 25, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Edward Roman Catholic Church
120 St. Edward Ln.
Herminie, Pennsylvania 15637

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