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William B. Joseph Obituary


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“My thoughts and prayers are with the Joseph family. Mr. Joseph was such a warm and peaceful person; I know he will be greatly missed. Weeping may...Read More »
1 of 60 | Posted by: Jacqueline Hammond - Seaford, DE

“Thinking of the whole family at this time. Special thoughts to Fran, on the loss of your son. Victor, I'm sorry you've lost your father at such a...Read More »
2 of 60 | Posted by: Karen Chellquist - Newark, DE

“On behave of my family and i we afford our condolences to you and your family ”
3 of 60 | Posted by: CHARLES NEAL - middletown, DE

“Our deepest condolences to Fran and the rest of Bill's family on the loss of your beloved son/husband/father/brother from your friends in Delaware...Read More »
4 of 60 | Posted by: Dee Richardson on behalf of Delaware Mensa - DE

“To the Joseph family: You have my sympathy and my prayers. Mr. Will was a great man. May God comfort you in your time of loss. ”
5 of 60 | Posted by: C/O Inman - Lansdowne, PA

“To the Joseph Family, You will be in my prayers. Bill is a brother to all of use, and he will be missed. Remember you have an extended family here...Read More »
6 of 60 | Posted by: Cpl. Joseph Ritter - New Castle, DE

“Kathy and Victor: My prayers and thoughts are with you and the family at this time. Bill was a good man and a good friend to all he met. He was...Read More »
7 of 60 | Posted by: tomshewbrooks - wilmington, DE

“To the Joseph Family: I had the opportunity and pleasure of assisting with initial training for Cpl Joseph in the Dept of Corrections. He gave 100%...Read More »
8 of 60 | Posted by: Cpl LaMark Bell - Dover, DE

“Bill and I were boy scouts together in Troop 16 at Peniel. My dad was the scoutmaster at the time. I remember how proud he was watching Bill progress...Read More »
9 of 60 | Posted by: David Johnson - New Castle, DE

“To the Joseph Family, I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Cpl. Joseph since his first day bringing food to the women at WWRTC. He was a...Read More »
10 of 60 | Posted by: C/O Catherine Reaves - New Castle, DE

“To the Joseph Family, May you find comfort in Cpl. Joseph's memories and strenght in knowing you are not alone. Your family will be in my prayers. ”
11 of 60 | Posted by: Capt. Carol Jefferson - DE

“My deepest condolences and sympathy to the Joseph family. Cpl Joseph was a great man. He always worked hard and had a great smile. May God comfort...Read More »
12 of 60 | Posted by: Sgt.Cecilia Durham - Newark, DE

“Mrs.Joseph you and your family are in my prayers. May God give you peace and comfort during this time. My thoughts are with you. God Bless ”
13 of 60 | Posted by: Tiffany Gooch - Milton, DE

“My heart goes out to the family. You are in my prayers. ”
14 of 60 | Posted by: Cpl. Josette Roy - NJ

“Sending my condolences to the family during this time... I will keep your family in my prayers. Hold tight to your memories for comfort. May God...Read More »
15 of 60 | Posted by: Lakeisha Brooks and Family - DE

“I hope that the Lord gives the family of Cpl. Joseph the strength to help them during this time of sorrow. You have my deepest condolences. ”
16 of 60 | Posted by: Sgt. Cruz - DE

“I worked with Mr. Joseph for a short time but he will be in thought, and will be missed. I give all my hearts blessings to the family. God bless you...Read More »
17 of 60 | Posted by: Jackie Johnson - New castle, DE

“I did not know the gentleman but I would still like to say SORRY for your loss. ”
18 of 60 | Posted by: Dino Garnett - Camden, DE

“Cpl. Joseph was a great person to know, as a DOC Academy classmate he was smart, witty and always available to assist others. He will be deeply...Read More »
19 of 60 | Posted by: Harry Woolwine - Magnolia, DE

“Although I didn't know Mr. Joseph it saddened me to hear of his passing. May the Lord comfort you in your time of sorrow. ”
20 of 60 | Posted by: FSSI Lynn Hale - Camden, DE

“The Joseph family; Cpl. Joseph was a very nice person always talking and smiling. Cpl. Joseph will be deeply missed. God Bless you and your family....Read More »
21 of 60 | Posted by: Tangyla Woodson - dover, DE

“Mr. Joseph was always smiling, joking, and never had a negative thing to say. To the family and friends, you are all in my thoughts during this time...Read More »
22 of 60 | Posted by: Ryan Lowe - NEWARK, DE

“Please accept my deepest condolences and sympathy to the Joseph Family ”
23 of 60 | Posted by: Robert S.Chandler - New Castle, DE

“Sending my condolences to the family during this time... I will keep your family in my prayers. Hold tight to your memories for comfort. May God...Read More »
24 of 60 | Posted by: Lakeisha Brooks and Family - DE

“To the family and friends of Mr. Joseph I'm praying that God will continue to comfort you. C/O Sgt.Terry Brunson ”
25 of 60 | Posted by: Terry Brunson - Newark, DE

“See you on the other side "My brother in Christ",Thank you for the overtime trays.RIP ”
26 of 60 | Posted by: Jeffrey Tweed - Clayton, DE

“My Thoughts and Prayers are with you. ”
27 of 60 | Posted by: Veronica Watson - Dover, DE

“Best wishes and prayers for your family. ”
28 of 60 | Posted by: Jason Breault - Wilmington, DE

“God Bless you and your family. May God have Mercy on you in this time of need. ”
29 of 60 | Posted by: Navinia McGee - Wilmington, DE

“You will be missed, my condolences to your family take care and protect heavens gate. ”
30 of 60 | Posted by: Cpl Ewonnu Campbell - newark, DE

“All of us share your loss and grieve with you. ”
31 of 60 | Posted by: FSS1 Adamchak - Wilmington, DE

“My thoughts go out to the family and friends ”
32 of 60 | Posted by: Cpl. Seekins - Magnolia, DE

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
33 of 60 | Posted by: FSSIII George Price - Magnolia, DE

“Sending the Joseph family my most deepest and heartfelt condolences. ”
34 of 60 | Posted by: E. Laboy - DE

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. ”
35 of 60 | Posted by: C/O Curtis Stone - Bear, DE

“Please accept my deepest condolences and sympathy to the Joseph Family ”
36 of 60 | Posted by: Dorene Fields - New Castle, DE

“wishing you and your family the best in times of a heavy heart stay strong in your faith ”
37 of 60 | Posted by: karen savage - dover, DE

“I just wanted to wish my deepest condolences and sympathy to Cpl. Joseph's family. Even though he was only at BWCI a short time he will be greatly...Read More »
38 of 60 | Posted by: Justin Hughes - DE

“My condolences go out to the Joseph family.Sarg is what he was known to me since we talked about his military experiences.We were in the same academy...Read More »
39 of 60 | Posted by: Taschelle Hassell - newark, DE

“Joseph Family please accept my condolence on the passing of your dearly beloved "Bill" he was such a nice person to work with and always brought a...Read More »
40 of 60 | Posted by: carla oledimma - DE

“I was an instructor in his C/O class. I was extremely sad to hear of his passing. The whole department feels your loss. Theresa Carrothers ”
41 of 60 | Posted by: Theresa Carrothers - Wyoming, DE

“I am sincerely sorry to see the passing of Bill. He was a very nice person. I didn't know him very well, but I did know that he was caring,...Read More »
42 of 60 | Posted by: John Conner - Ocean View, DE

“I would like to give my deepest sympathy to the entire family on the loss of such a well respected gentlemen. May the lord continue to bless your...Read More »
43 of 60 | Posted by: Karen Collins - New Castle, DE

“Sorry for you lose... Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends for strength and always remember how much you are cared about. ”
44 of 60 | Posted by: Brenda Owens - Wilmington, DE

“I was honored to witness the truly saddened reactions of many of the women held at Baylor's Correctional Institute and who knew the honorable service...Read More »
45 of 60 | Posted by: Kathy Kelley - Wilmington, DE

“My condolences to the family ”
46 of 60 | Posted by: C/O Felipe Soto - NewCastle, DE

“My sincere condolences to the family of Officer William Joseph,you will be my prayers ”
47 of 60 | Posted by: Sgt. Linwood Chatman - Dover, DE

“I would like to extend my condolences to you and your family in your time of sorrow. I only briefly met Cpl. Joseph but in the short time that I...Read More »
48 of 60 | Posted by: S/Lt. Jo Anne Smith - New Castle, DE

“May your family be in my prayers during this difficult times. I am going to miss you Bill! ”
49 of 60 | Posted by: Frank Mace - Dagsboro, DE

“I would like to express my condolences to the family. I was a classmate of your loved one during our CEIT Training. I will have fond memories of ...Read More »
50 of 60 | Posted by: Carmen Harmon - Wilmington, DE

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Joseph family, I only knew Bill for several months during CEIT training He was a nice guy who really seemed to...Read More »
51 of 60 | Posted by: Ernest Kulhanek - Smyrna, DE

“I am extremely sorry to hear of the loss of your love one. I chant, and believe that his soul and spirit will be felt and carried on by many. His...Read More »
52 of 60 | Posted by: Zakiyyah , Muhammad - New Castle, DE

“So sorry for your lose.I work in maintenance and even though Bill wasnt here that long myself and everyone of my guys spoke to him everyday he was...Read More »
53 of 60 | Posted by: Rick Myers - DE

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
54 of 60 | Posted by: SPO Dan Stagg - Dover, DE

“Dear Kathy, Victor, Fran, Ellen and Grant, We are so sorry for your loss and hope that God will give you comfort. We are grateful for Bill's...Read More »
55 of 60 | Posted by: Terry - Newport, DE

“On behalf of the Department of Correction's Human Resources Staff, please accept my condolences on the loss of your loved one William "Bill" Joseph....Read More »
56 of 60 | Posted by: Janet L. Durkee, Acting Director, Human Resources & Development - DE

“I just went through CEIT class with Bill and he always brought a smile to my face each and every day. I am deeply saddened by his loss and will pray...Read More »
57 of 60 | Posted by: David Owen - Dover, DE

“My Condolences to my fellow brother officer and COAD member William B Joseph's family and friends. My god me with you all. ”
58 of 60 | Posted by: Officer Shula Reaves - new castle, DE

“So sorry for the loss of Mr.Joseph. It is never easy to lose the ones we love, my prayers are with you and your family. ”
59 of 60 | Posted by: C/O Nicole Whitehead - Bear, DE

“To the family of CPL Joseph, I worked with him only a few times.He was always plesant and soft spoken he shall be missed. I am praying your strength...Read More »
60 of 60 | Posted by: SSGT. B. Smith - Wilmington, DE


Age 52, of Newport, departed suddenly on Sunday, April 10, 2011. Bill who was a 1976 graduate of Conrad High School was employed at the Department of Corrections. Previously he served in active duty in the Army including the first Gulf War. Bill was a very active member of Peniel United Methodist Church where he had been Scoutmaster and a member of the church bowling league. He enjoyed gardening, hiking, camping and cooking. Bill was preceded in death by his father, William B. Joseph, Jr. Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Kathleen E. Joseph; his son, Victor Joseph; his mother Fran Joseph; and his sister, Ellen Wolf. Funeral services will be 12 Noon on Saturday, April 16th at Peniel UMC where visitation will begin at 11 AM. Burial will be 11 AM on Monday, April 18th in the Chapel at the Delaware Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE. The family suggests contributions in Bill's memory to Peniel UMC, 115 E. Market St., Newport, DE 19804.

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