Joseph Steiger Jr., 83
YOUNGSTOWN A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with prayers at 11 a.m. at the Rossi Bros. Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman, for Joseph Steiger Jr., 83, who passed away Thursday afternoon, Nov. 22, at the Hospice House.
Joseph was born March 6, 1924 in Youngstown, the son of Joseph and Theresa (Klein) Steiger.
He was a nursing attendant for Northside Medical Center, retiring in 1986 after 33 years of service.
Joseph was a member of the church, the Youngstown Maennerchor, the German-Hungarian Maennerchor, and the Catholic War Veterans. He served our country during WWII in the Atlantic Theatre with the U.S. Army Air Corp, where he was missing in action for three months. He also served during the Korean Conflict.
Joseph was a wonderful person, always willing to help and very considerate of others. He was a great benefactor to numerous charities. He was an avid bowler and a long time sports fan who loved the Cleveland Browns, the Cleveland Indians, and Notre Dame.
He will always be remembered by his nephews, Jim Wiederman of Struthers and Gary Steiger of Florida and a niece, Theresa Schneikart of Youngstown.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Edward Steiger, and a sister, Theresa Wiederman.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at the funeral home.
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