Joseph B. Sieverski 90, died Saturday at the Fritzingertown Senior Living Community, where he was a guest for the past two years.
He was born April 4, 1928, to Adam and Helen (Kartasewicz) Sieverski and resided in the West Hazleton area his entire life.
At age 18, Joseph enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired in September 1969 after serving in the Korean and Vietnam wars, ultimately attaining the rank of master gunnery sergeant.
Joseph was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed the company of his brother, Daniel, and his nephews on these trips. He also enjoyed searching for arrowheads.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Daniel and Thomas, and a nephew, Alan.
Joseph is survived by his nephew and caregiver, Gary and wife, Debra, West Hazleton. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins also survive.
Service and burial will be held privately and at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Hilary J. Bonin Funeral Home, West Hazleton.