Joseph Richard Furnier, 89, of Belleville, Illinois, born Sunday, September 8, 1929, in Smock, PA, died Thursday, June 6, 2019 at St. Paul’s Home in Belleville, Illinois.
Joseph was a construction worker for State of Pennsylvania and was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church BellevilleIllinois. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.
He was preceded in death by his:
Wife: Verna, nee Miller, Furnier
Parents: Joseph and Eva, nee Hillen, Furnier
Surviving are his:
Hank (Wanda) Oplinger of Belleville, IL
Verna (David) Miller of Belleville, IL
Robert (Kay) Oplinger
Aaron (Chrissy) Oplinger
Nathan (Tara) Mesiti
Ben (Kristin) Mesiti
Stacy (Tommy) Worley
Kelly (Amanda) Miller
Kathryn (Jason) Hooper
Elizabeth (Ashish) Bhandari
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the St. Matthew- Celebrate Recovery
Funeral: A funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL at 9:15 am Monday, June 17, 2019 for a 10:00 am services with honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO with Rev. Robert Swickard officiating.