Joseph B. Hammel Jr., 74, of Bethlehem Township, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at his residence. He was the husband of Joanne L. (Fox) Hammel. He was born in Philadelphia on Oct. 6, 1938 to late Joseph B. Hammel Sr. and Dorothy L. (Herbert) Hammel. Joe worked for the Roofers Local 30, Philadelphia for 40 years until retiring.
In addition to his loving wife of 56 years; children: Bruce A. of Kintnersville, Donna M. McGlinchey of Hellertown; siblings: Dorothy L. wife of Robert C. McCoy of North Wales, Jean E. D'Arciprete of Bensalem; grandchildren: Amanda and Kasey Hammel, Abby and Natalie McGlinchey; great-grandchildren: Trey and Trinity Wilson. He was predeceased in death by his son, Joseph B. III, who died April 13, 2009.
Family and friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 326 Main St., Hellertown. The calling hour will be followed by the service at 2 p.m. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com.CONTRIBUTIONS
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Heartland Hospice, 881 Marcon Blvd., Unit 3700, Allentown, PA 18109.