Joseph J. Barnes, 67 of 417 East Fifth Street, Mount Carmel, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Grandview Health and Rehabilitation in Danville.
Born at the former Ashland State Hospital on May 20, 1953, he was a son of the late Joseph and Julia (Rogust) Barnes.
Joseph was a 1971 graduate of Mount Carmel High School and was also a graduate of the Bloomsburg State College.
He had most recently been employed as a greeter at the Coal Township Walmart.
Joseph was a member of the Holy Cross Orthodox Church in Williamsport.
He was an avid chess player and belonged to a chess club. His hobbies included slot cars, reading gun magazines and studying the Russian Orthodox Faith.
Surviving are one brother, Charles Barnes of Mount Carmel; one aunt, Betty Burge of Mount Carmel and numerous cousins.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 11:00 am in St. Michael’s Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Mount Carmel Township with the Father Seraphim Reynolds officiating. Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 South Market Street, Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor is entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the funeral home to help the family with funeral arrangements. To leave a condolence for the family please sign the guestbook at www.stutzfuneralhome.com.