Monday, January 7, 2002

Joseph Banks


World War II veteran was formerly of
New York City

Joseph Banks, 85, of Nemacolin, died at
1:30 a.m. Sunday, January 6, 2002, in
Jones Personal Care Home, Carmichaels.

He was born July 16, 1916, in Hudson,
N.Y., a son of John and Elizabeth Bedo
Banks.

On October 1, 1940, he married Ethel
Buck
, who died December 26, 2000.

Mr. Banks was a World War II veteran,
having served in Italy as private first class
with the 7th Infantry Division, Company
H.

He and his wife resided in Long Island
City, N.Y., before moving to Nemacolin
in September 1973.

Mr. Banks was a New York City
employee.

He was a member of N.Y.C. Civil
Service Retirees Association, Disabled
American Veteran Chapter 29, Postal
Rod and Gun Club, National Rifle
Association and Teamsters Local 831, all
of New York.

Surviving are a niece, Carol DiBiase
Phillips of Nemacolin; a nephew, John
DiBiase Jr. of Carmichaels; and two
grandnephews.Deceased, in addition to
his wife, are two sisters and three
brothers.


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