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Joseph J. Korizno

1934 - 2019


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

Born in Orwigsburg on February 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, SC, 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, November 24, 2019 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ 433 High St. West Milton.  A memorial service will begin at 3:00 with the Rev. Timothy Hogan-Palazzo officiating.

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



So sorry to hear of Joe’s passing;Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this time of sorrow.

Beth and Mike - I am sorry to hear of your fathers passing...I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Sending lots of love.

Your old friend from the Y,

So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Dear Pat, Our prayers are with you always...I will miss our lunches with Joe when visiting...i know how much he loved talking about the "good old days"...he had the best you to all and may God hold you in his arms during this time and give you peace.

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