Joseph Sobkowiak, 81, of Pottstown, husband of Phoebe J. (Hartman) of fifty-five years, passed away Sunday at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.
Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Frank and Josephine (Czachor) Sobkowiak.
Joseph enjoyed spending time reading and fishing.
Surviving along with his wife are sons David Sobkowiak of Harrisburg, Jonathan Sobkowiak, husband of Zheng Li Fang of Mohnton; daughters Lisa Hammell, wife of Charles of Moorestown, NJ, Leah Sobkowiak of Reading, and Norah Welkie, wife of John of Pottstown; brother Frank Sobkowiak of South Gibson; sister Celestine Favinger, wife of Albert of Pottstown; and five grandchildren.
A funeral service will be celebrated Friday, 11:00 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, with Rev. Dr. Daniel M. Peters officiating. Visitation will be held Friday from 10:00-10:45 AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Boyertown.