Joseph Willard Fescenmyer

Born: Tue., Jul. 13, 1937
Died: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
Location: Faller Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Wed., Aug. 16, 2017
Location: St. Michael Church

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Joseph W. Fescenmyer, 80, of Marble, passed away August 12, 2017 at the Clarion Hospital after a brief illness.


Born on July 13, 1937 in Millerstown, PA he was the son of the late Frank Ray and Flo Lechner Fescenmyer.


He was a Keystone High School graduate.


On November 24, 1960 he was married to the former Dorothy L. Brand Fescenmyer who preceded him in death on June 10, 2016.


He was a member of St. Michael Church in Fryburg.


Joseph retired from PennDot in the early 1990's and enjoyed spending his free time camping, gardening, watching NASCAR and Westerns, and wood working.


He was a member of the Clarion County Rod and Gun and the Fryburg Sportsman's Club.


Joseph served in the United States Marine Corp. from August 1956 and discharge in June 1959.


Joseph is survived by his children: Joseph Fescenmyer and his wife Nancy of Royersford, PA; Joyce Best and husband Tim of Knox; Jim Fescenmyer and wife Vicki of New Castle; and Janet Krauss and husband Rob of Sligo. Grandchildren Robbie Krauss, Stevie and Kelsey Krauss; Jason and Daniel Fescenmyer. He is also survived by a sister Florabell Best Niederriter and Judy Wiant and her husband Bob, a sister-in-law Darlene Fescenmyer and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.


He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Dorothy, a brother Francis Fescenmyer, a brother-in-law Jack Best, and brother-in-law John Niederriter.


Friends will be received at the Faller Funeral Home, Inc. in Fryburg on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. 


Mass of a Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at St. Michael Church in Fryburg, with Rev. Joseph Czarkowski Pastor presiding.  Interment will be in the St. Michael Cemetery following the Mass.


Memorials in Joseph's honor may be made to St. Michael Church.


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Dan Beary
   Posted Sun August 13, 2017
I was saddened to hear that your father passed away. Prayers for your family.

Shirley and Ralph Cohlhepp
   Posted Mon August 14, 2017
Please except our deepest sympathy during this time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you in the coming days.

Joe&Diane Hoak
   Posted Mon August 14, 2017
Our deepest condolences.

Linda Ross
   Posted Mon August 14, 2017
I am so very sorry for you loss. I worked with Joe at Penndot. He taught me so much. He was a wonderful guy!

   Posted Tue August 15, 2017
Saddened to hear of your Loss Florabell, Judy and families. May you be given comfort and strength in Christ.

Mark Salvatore
   Posted Tue August 15, 2017

SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was sent by The Salvatore Family.

Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mark,Paula,Katelyn & Emily Salvatore

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