Joseph P. Harbuck

Obituary for Joseph P. Harbuck

July 13, 1936 - April 14, 2021
Brunswick, Ohio | Age 84

Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother, and Uncle


Joseph P. Harbuck, age 84, of Brunswick, OH passed away on April 14, 2021. Joe was born on July 13, 1936 in Sarah Ann, WV to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Harbuck. He was preceded in death by his siblings Ann (Howard) Mitchell and Carol (Eugene) Leahy, and a great granddaughter, Linda Michele.
He is survived by his wife Patricia (nee Papay), and daughters Michele (Robert) Pinkie of North Olmsted, OH, Kim (Robert) Kussin of Brunswick, OH, and Kelly (Brian) Rotman of Boca Raton, FL. Grandfather of Elyse (Josh), Rebecca (Dustin), Hannah, Robert, Andrew (Brittany), Staci, Pierce, and Morgan. Great grandfather of Clara. Dear brother of James (Beverly), Barbara (David) Herczeg, Patricia (Joseph) Sumerak, and JoAnn (Tony) Micciulla. Uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Joe was a 1954 graduate of West Tech High School in Cleveland where he was a State Champion wrestler and part of the State Championship team. He enjoyed coaching wrestlers for most of his life, volunteering his time at St. Francis De Sales, Parma High School, and others. At age 50, he ventured out to start his own successful business, North Coast Scale Company. He also enjoyed camping, kayaking, and was loved by many dogs throughout his life.

Private family services will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, OH at a later date. Busch Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. No calling hours are planned.

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