Joseph Thomas Sciurca, 71, of Cumru Township, passed away May 23, 2023 in the Reading Hospital where he was a patient.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was a son of the late Russell Anthony and Ann (DeLauro) Sciurca, He was the loving husband of Deborah A. (Quire) Sciurca with whom he shared 9 years of marriage.
Joseph was raised catholic and served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked as a mechanic at Flatbush Chrysler-Plymouth in Brooklyn, NY for over 20 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of Sinking Spring Post 6150 VFW where he served as Judge Advocate from 2016-2017. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed drag racing and the C.B. Radio.
He is survived by his wife Deb, his daughter Kimberly, and his brother-in-law Anthony Crivelli, NY. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his siblings, Russell J. Sciurca, Lucille Crivelli and Peter S. Sciurca.
Viewing from Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 1 E Lancaster Ave, Shillington, on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Graveside services with full military honors by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard and Sinking Spring Post #6150 VFW on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 2:00 PM in Alsace Cemetery, 2155 Kutztown Road, Reading. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to Veterans Making a Difference, 2412 Spring Street, Reading, PA 19609. www.kleefuneralhome.com
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