Obituary of Joseph Mudd, II
Joseph "Joe" Mudd, II, age 82, of Elmira Heights, NY passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer.
Joe was born on January 6, 1936 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of the late Joseph and the late Jeanette (Latino) McMahon. He married Sally Fuller, she predeceased him on May 9, 1992.
He was employed as a dye printer for Weyerhauser of Corning, NY, retiring after 34 years of service. Joe will be remembered for his dedication to his job. He loved the outdoors – often fishing, boating and camping. He was an avid bowler, participating in two senior leagues with his partner, Margaret. He also loved electronics – building RC Flyer model airplanes. His family will remember him most for being outgoing and helping anyone in need. He will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his partner of 23 years, Margaret Maurey of Elmira Heights, NY; children: Jim (Dawn) Mudd of Lindley, NY, Joey Mudd, III of Lindley, NY and Shawn Mudd of Erwin, NY, Betsy (Keith) Horn of Corning, NY; step daughters: Debbie (John Cook) Maurey of Elmira Heights, NY, Dawn (Mike Pabis) Palmatier of Elmira Heights, NY; grandchildren: James Mudd, II, Dustin Mudd, Shyanne Horn, Michelle James; great grandchildren: Parker Mudd, Breon Housel and Ellie, Declan and Ian James; niece, Sandra Plume; and nephew, George Mudd.
In addition to his parents and wife, Sally, Joe was predeceased by his daughter, Patty Bloise, and brother, Arthur Mudd.
Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, NY. A funeral service will immediately follow at the funeral home at 6:00 p.m., Pastor Craig Banfield officiating. Burial will take place in the family plot in Presho Cemetery, Lindley, NY.
In lieu of flowers donations in Joe's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1316 College Ave, Elmira, NY 14901.