VOYTECEK, Joseph Richard, Sr.

VOYTECEK, Joseph Richard, Sr., 90, of South 8th Street, Martins Ferry, OH passed away peacefully Thursday, July 18, 2013 while in the company of his family.

Joseph was born in Martins Ferry on March 24, 1923, a son of the late Joseph A. and Anna (Zupko) Voytecek.

He was a retired employee of the United Dairy and the Metropolitan Housing Authority. Joe was a lifetime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council # 1421 all of Martins Ferry.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth “Liz” Voytecek and a sister, Anna Tratar.

He is survived by son, Joseph R. (Sue) Voytecek, Jr.; daughter, Elizabeth “Teg” Parsons; brother, Robert Voytecek; four grandsons, Chad (Amber) Voytecek, Shane (Brandi) Parsons, Jeremy (Melissa) Voytecek, grandson, Anthony Voytecek; granddaughter, Megan Parsons; three great-grandsons, Joey, Kaiden and Nicky; four great-granddaughters, Kylie, Kara, Kayla and Jayde; numerous nieces and nephews..

Arrangements entrusted to Keller Funeral Home, 615 Hanover Street, Martins Ferry where friends will be received Sunday noon to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Martins Ferry at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 2013 with Rev. Tom Marut, celebrant.

Interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

Rosary devotions 2:30 and Wake service at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Memorial contributions to SMC 2000, 24 N. 4th Street, Martins Ferry, Ohio 43935.

Condolences to the family by signing the guest book online at www.kellerfuneralhome.com.