Joseph Konopa, Jr. 89, passed away Thursday April 26, 2018 at his home. He was born December 21, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio to Joseph and Anna (Specht) Konopa.
Joseph served in the US Navy during WWII.
He received his BA from Edinboro University and taught Geography at Millcreek High School in PA for two years before going to work at RMI. Joseph retired after 31 years.
Joseph belonged to St. Mary’s Catholic Church and was a charter member of Our Lady of the Lake in Edinboro, Springfield VFW. He enjoyed his farm, fishing, hunting, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his children, Joseph III (Peggy) of Anderson, SC, John (Marcia) of West Springfield, Julia (Greg) Burke of Aurora, CO, James of Painesville, Janice (Dennis) DeLong of Conway Arkansas, Jerome (Penny) of Jefferson, Jeff of West Springfield, Justin (Piper Williams) of Conneaut and Jason (Kathy) of Kingsville; 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; sister, Elaine Lazarow of Union City, PA
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mabel and his parents.
Visitation will be held Monday April 30, 2018 from 3-7 pm at the Marcy Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, Ohio 44030.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am Tuesday at the funeral home with Fr. Philip Miller presiding.
Burial will be in St Joseph Cemetery, Conneaut with military honors by American Legion Cowle Post 151.
Please sign the guestbook at www.marcyfuneralhome.com