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Constantine Joseph, 81, of Boardman, Ohio, passed away the afternoon of Nov. 4, 2017, at Northside Hospital, Youngstown, Ohio.
Born on July 22, 1936, in New Castle, Pa., he was the son of the late Prince Albert and Victoria Orr Joseph. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Carole Lorenzi, whom he married on May 20, 1967.
Constantine had worked for Youngstown Sheet and Tube. He also served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War era.
He was a member of St. Elias Orthodox Church. He enjoyed bowling and playing pingpong. In the service, he was a champion pingpong player. Constantine also loved to work in his yard around his house.
Constantine is survived by his children, Gino Joseph, Sheila Joseph and Vicky Lee Joseph, all of Germany; brother, Albert Joseph Jr. and wife Bonnie of Rochester, N.Y.; sister, Corgette Troutman and husband John of New Castle; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Rose Joseph; brother, Edward Joseph; and sister, Irene Scalzo.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Elias Orthodox Church, 915 Lynn St. A Trisagion Service will be held Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the church, officiated by Rev. Kevin Long.
Interment will take place in St. Nicholas Cemetery. The New Castle Area Honor Guard will conduct military rites at the cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Elias Orthodox Church, 915 Lynn St., New Castle, Pa. 16101 or Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration, 321 Monastery Lane, Ellwood City, Pa. 16117.
Arrangements entrusted to Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on November 6, 2017
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