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Joseph Anton Hoehlein Jr.

December 12, 1935 ~ June 24, 2017 (age 81)

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Graveside Service
July 3, 2017

10:00 AM
Mansfield Center Cemetery
40 Cemetery Rd.
Mansfield Center, CT 06250

Joseph Anton Hoehlein Jr., 81, of Akron, IA, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center, with his beloved sister Ruth and niece Donna by his side.  Joe was born December 12, 1935 in NY to Ruth and Joseph Hoehlein Sr. He was lovingly raised by Lillian and Joseph Sr. in Pelham Manor, NY.  He graduated from Pelham Memorial HS in 1953, and served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne in Fort Bragg, NC, prior to his civilian life where he spent years in VA, CA, and most recently in IA.  Joe is survived by his sister, Ruth Salvatierra of IA, his brothers Rich (Jill) of CO and Phil (Sonia) of NV, brother-in-law Donald Morse of CT, sons William (Donna) of NC and John (Cheryl) of VA, daughter Linda Shadowens (Chuck Jaeger) of NC, 7 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren, and many beloved nieces and nephews and their families.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Sylvia, and some of his dearest friends. A committal ceremony and military honors service will be held on Monday, July 3rdat 10 am. Joe’s ashes will be placed with his wife Sylvia’s in Mansfield Center Cemetery, in Mansfield Center, CT.  In lieu of flowers, Joe suggested friends and loved ones celebrate his life with a good meal and happy memories.  Memorials may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the charity of your choice.  For an online memorial guestbook please visit 

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