Joseph J. "Jose" McCormley

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | April 01, 2020

Joseph J. "Jose" McCormley, age 93 of Whitehall and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020  at Canterbury Place in Pittsburgh.   He was a Treasurer/Controller for Ben Venue Laboratories.   Joseph was also a member of St. Germaine Church, Bethel Park and a former member of St. Clare Parish, Clairton.  He was a Corporal in the US Army Air Corp serving during World War II and a member of both the American Legion Post 75 and the Sons of Columbus, Santa Maria Council #4, both of Clairton. Born July 25, 1926 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Joseph M. and Katherine (Flynn) McCormley.  Joseph was preceded in death by his first wife Ruth E. (McConnell) McCormley, his second wife Gail (Gawlas) Greenwald McCormley, his daughter Kathleen (Ray) Miller, and his brothers William M. McCormley and Dr. Robert McCormley.  He is survived by his daughters Ramsey Jeanne (John) Zarrella of Suisun, CA and Mary S. (the late Robert) Brushaber of Whitehall; his brother Don (Thelma) McCormley of West Mifflin; stepsons Randy Greenwald of Bonita Springs, FL and Ken Greenwald of Bowie, MD; nieces, nephews, and stepgrandchildren.  A Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at a later date.

A Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at a later date.  Interment will be private in St. Clare Cemetery, Clairton.  Arrangements made by the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700).  Please check back to this webpage for further information regarding the Memorial Mass.  Memorial contributions in Joseph's name should be made to the American Diabetes Association, 112 Washington Pl., #1520, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 or St. Jude's Children's, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. 

Originally published April 01, 2020.

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