Joseph Paul Reap


First Posted: 2/3/2013

Joseph Paul Reap, 90, formerly of Pittston, and a resident of Highland Manor, Exeter, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. He was a son of the late Michael and Lucille Reap.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Prior to retiring in 1989, Joseph was employed by the Pittston Area School District as a custodian. He was an avid L.A. Dodgers, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Madeline Hoover, who passed away in 2001, and two brothers.

Surviving are his sons, Michael Reap, West Wyoming; Paul Reap, Wilkes-Barre; daughters, Shirley Warbock, West Wyoming; Lucille Williams, Wilkes-Barre; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Private services have been entrusted to Kniffen O’Malley Funeral Home Inc., 728 Main St., Avoca.

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