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Location: Olean, New York
|Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:42 pm Post subject: Joseph B. Kasperski 1924-2014
|Olean Times Herald, Sunday August 10, 2014
Joseph B. Kasperski, loving father and grandfather
OLEAN - Joseph B> Kasperski, of 1016 Walnut St., passed away at his home after suffering an apparent heart attack.
Born Jan. 24, 1924, in Olean, the son of the late Joseph F. and Martha Kwiatkowski-Kasperski. On Feb. 4, 1948, in Olean, he married Elizabeth T. Anzivine, who predeceased him Aug 23, 1999.
He was a lifetime resident of Olean, and a graduate of Olean High School, class of 1942. A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy on the carriers U.S.S. Randolph and the U.S.S. Kearsage. He was employed by VanDerHorst Corp. for more than 40 years, retiring in 1987.
Joe was a member of the Transfiguration Church and St. John's Church. He was a lifelong member of the Pulaski Club and the Olean Rod and Gun Club.
He was an avid hunter, fisherman, bowler and golfer, and enjoyed woodworking and tending to his flower garden.
Surviving are his daughter, Marcia (William) Stayer of Allegany, two sons, Robert (Kimberly) Kasperski and Richard (Tammy Kasperski, both of Penfield; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Vincent, James (Tammy) Stayer, Julie Stayer, Matthew Kasperski, Joseph Kasperski, Tara Kasperski and Tody Kasperski; five great-grandchildren; a sister Eugenia Miller of Olean; a brother Eugene Kasperski of Olean; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by siblings, Martha Kasperski and Sister Clarentine.
Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Guenther Funeral Home, Inc., 1303 E. State St., Funeral services will be held Tuesday (Aug. 12, 2014) beginning with a prayer service in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St John's Church. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society