Joint, William F.
William F. Joint Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather
William F. Joint, age 83,
of Erie passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at the Erie Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was born in Erie on July 27, 1925 a son of the late Charles and Ruth Whipple Joint. William served in the United States Navy on a LST in the Pacific during World War II. He was a member of the National LST Association and enjoyed attending their reunions. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. William worked for Lindy Corporation, Union Carbide and retired from Air Gas. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother John Joint. William is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rita Thayer Joint; a sister, Geraldine Joint; a brother, Charles Joint; three daughters and a son, Patricia Joint-Lipchik, and her husband John Lipchik, Sandra Joint and her husband Jon J. Evans, William C. Joint and his wife Lora, all of Erie and Barbara Sansone and her husband Joel, of Pittsburgh; ten grandchildren, David and Brian Lipchik, Chris and Patrick Evans, Beth Peterson, husband Jeff, Megan and William Joint, Ryan, Nicole and Alex Sansone; and one great grandson , Carson Peterson. He is also survived by one nephew and several nieces.
Private services will be held at the Brugger Home for Funerals, 1595 West 38th Street at Greengarden Boulevard, followed by entombment in Mary Queen of Peace Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to Emmaus Soup Kitchen, 345 East 9th Street, Erie, PA 16503 or Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505. Condolences to www.bruggerfuneralhomes.com
Erie Times-News on 11/21/2008,
Blessed Sacrament Church. "