JOSEPH, Ethel M., 94, of Adams Street, Martins Ferry, OH died Saturday, May 11, 2013.
She was born in Barton, OH on October 20, 1918, a daughter of the late Gabriel and Rose (Torok) Nagy.
She was a retired employee of the former A & P Tea Company. She was a lifetime member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Catholic Women's Club, Eucharistic Minister, Funeral Brunch Committee and Religious Instructor at St. Mary's of Martins Ferry.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph "Fatty" Joseph; son, David L. Joseph; two brothers, Gabriel Jr. and Steve Nagy; sister, Elizabeth Riedel.
She is survived by a son, Kenneth E. Joseph, Martins Ferry; brother, Don Nagy, Arizona; sister, Catherine Blake, Wheeling, WV; granddaughter, Pria Lynn (Michael) Myers, St. Clairsville, OH; great - granddaughter, Shelby Myers; great-grandson, Mason Myers.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller Funeral Home, 615 Hanover Street, Martins Ferry where friends will be received Tuesday 2 to 6 p.m.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 with Rev. Tom Marut, celebrant.
Mausoleum entombment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery Martins Ferry.
Rosary devotions will be given Tuesday at 4 follow by a wake service at 5:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Marys Church, 20 N. 4th Street, Martins Ferry, Ohio 43935.
Condolences may be made to the family by signing the guest book online at www.kellerfuneralhome. com.