Mr. Joseph S. Juris, 73, of East Chestnut Street in the North End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed into Eternal Life Friday afternoon in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, following a prolonged illness.
Born September 30, 1938, in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Joseph and Barbara (Sekel) Juris. Educated in the city schools, he was a graduate of the James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, and furthered his education by attaining a bachelor’s degree in accounting from King’s College.
Mr. Juris was a member of the Parish Community of Saint Andre Bessette, having previously attended Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church.
Until his retirement, he had been employed as a laborer in the local manufacturing industry. Previously, he worked for the former B.F. Goodrich Company of Exeter, and prior to that, worked as an accountant in the railroad industry in the greater Berwick area following his education.
He was preceded in death by a brother, George and by sisters, Mary Toni, Anne Wroblewski and more recently, Elizabeth Juris Stock.
Surviving are his sister, Mrs. Eleanor B. Howe, North Wilkes-Barre, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services for Mr. Juris will be conducted on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. from the John V. Morris Funeral Home, 625 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in the Saint Stanislaus Kostka Worship Site of Saint Andre Bessette Parish Community, 668 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre.
Interment will be in Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Cemetery, Dorchester Drive, Dallas.
Relatives and friends may join his family for visitation and remembrances Tuesday morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Juris’ name to Saint Andre Bessette Parish Community, 666 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705.
To send his family online words of comfort and sympathy, please visit our family’s website at www.JohnVMorrisFuneralHomes.com.