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Joseph John Bridickas

November 5, 1937 — March 7, 2022

Joseph John Bridickas

Joseph John Bridickas (Joe), 84, of Wilson, passed away on Monday. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church on Friday, March 11, 2022. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. Father Jeffrey Bowker will officiate.

 

The Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home on Thursday, March 10, 2022.

 

Born November 5, 1937, in Ashland, Pennsylvania, Joe was the son of the late John Edward Bridickas and Eleanor Kathryn (Poplosky) Bridickas. He was a 1955 graduate of Tamaqua High School, where he was a standout basketball player. He played American legion baseball and while in the Air Force was also on their team. He retired from BB&T and then enjoyed participating in different sports and watching them on tv. Joe was a member of East End Fire Department of Tamaqua, Pennsylvania and The Knights of Columbus of Wilson, North Carolina. Joe will be deeply missed by all who were lucky enough to know him as he was greatly loved by family and friends.

 

He is survived by his loving wife of over 62 years, Patricia Joan (Lesko) Bridickas; daughter, Lynda Blodwyn Jones and husband, William Andrew Jones; beloved granddaughter, Bronwyn Alyce (Aly) Jones; sister, Kathryn Hower of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and sister-in-law, Elaine Ingrid Maholick of Rochester, New York.

 

Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.

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Visitation

Thursday, March 10, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 11, 2022

1:30 - 2:15pm (Eastern time)

St. Therese Catholic Church

700 Nash St N, Wilson, NC 27893

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Interment

Friday, March 11, 2022

2:30 - 3:30pm (Eastern time)

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