Joseph F. Ehrensberger, 69, of 114 Cadillac Rd., St. Marys, died peacefully Tuesday morning, July 24, 2012 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness.
He was born Nov. 11, 1942 in St. Marys, son of the late Joseph A. Ehrensberger, who died in 2001, and Clara B. Speaker Ehrensberger of St. Marys, who survives. On June 10, 1961 in the St. Mary’s Church, he married Carol A. Bauer, who survives.
Mr. Ehrensberger was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Public High School, Class of 1961. He was also a graduate of Triangle Tech in DuBois. He was a retired employee of Keystone Carbon Company, retiring after 42 years of service.
He was a member of the Queen of the World Church. He enjoyed archery, hunting, golfing, going to camp, breakfast at DD’s Bakery and telling jokes.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is also survived by a daughter, Jill (Michael) Raubenstrauch of Ridgway; two sons, Dean Ehrensberger and Richard (Laura) Ehrensberger, both of St. Marys; and seven grandchildren, Ryan Ehrensberger, Jessica Raubenstrauch, Jordan Raubenstrauch, Joshua Raubenstrauch, Josie Raubenstrauch, Rachel Ehrensberger and Madalyn Ehrensberger.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph F. Ehrensberger will be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Michael Ferrick, pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Thursday, July 26, 2012 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Queen of the World Church, 134 Queens Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857.
Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com .