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Joseph J. Korizno

Joseph J. Korizno, 85, of New Columbia, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at the Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

Born in Orwigsburg on Feb. 10, 1934, he was the son of the late Leo J. and Catherine M. (Putlock) Korizno. He was married to the former Patricia Byers. Together they celebrated 62 years of marriage.

Joe was a 1952 graduate of Williamsport High School and had retired in 1996 from American Home Foods after 45 years.

He was a member of Chef’s Silver and Gold, was a former president of the N.U. Credit Union and was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in West Milton.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Michael Korizno and his wife Mary Lou, of Charleston, South Carolina, Beth Azinger and her husband Michael, of Milton, and Jessica Mathias and her husband Scott, of Williamsport; five grandchildren, Andrew Korizno, Catherine Korizno, Cody Derr, Whitney Derr, and Natalie Mathias; a great-grandson, Leo Fields; and a sister, Leona Randello, of Williamsport. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Caroline Lyaski, and Mary Ann Sommers.

Friends and relatives will be received on Sunday, Nov. 24, from 2 to 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ 433 High St., West Milton. A memorial service will begin at 3 p.m. with Rev. Timothy Hogan-Palazzo officiating.

Arrangements are under the care of Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 85, West Milton, PA 17886.

Condolences may be shared at www.shawfuneralhomeinc.com.