Joseph Theodore Sacher

October 19, 2018 | Wilmington, DE

Joseph T. Sacher died peacefully on October 19, 2018, after a long illness. Joe maintained a quiet strength and infectious humor. The memory of his big smile will be treasured for many years by his caregivers. 

Born in1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, he attended grade schools and graduated from Upper Chichester High School in Boothwyn, Pennsylvania. In June 1955 Joe graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He worked for the federal government for 32 years and enjoyed many happy years in retirement.

Joe is predeceased by his parents, Joseph V. and Nellie M. Sacher and younger brother, Michael. He is survived by Paulette, his devoted and loving wife of 34 years; four children, Ted (Irene), Dan (Donna), Matthew (Marilyn), and Mary Catherine Antonelli (Jim); eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.  He is also survived by brothers, John and Tim; sisters, Julianne Martinenza and April Stercula; stepmother, Angeline; and many nieces and nephews.He is fondly remembered by brother-in-law, Pete Krasowski, his children and grandchildren; and brother-in-law, Joe Krasowski and his children. Paulette’s cousins, their spouses and children have many happy memories to share. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Helena’s Catholic Church, 602 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19809 on Friday,  November 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm. Visitation will be held at 5:30 pm prior to Mass. Gathering will take place after Mass in the church vestibule. Burial will be private.

 

 

Guestbook

  1. Joe will be remembered for his lengthy careers sequentially with the Defense Logistics Agency and the U. S, Post Office as Senior Training & Development Officer for both agencies in Philadelphia. His service in both positions brought accolades from supervisors and staff members alike. Although not a Veteran his service entitles him to be considered part of “the Greatest Generation”.
    I remember the years of our group’s daily “car pooling” from DE to Philadelphia and lively discussions of current events & politics.

    Barbara McAnulla | October 27, 2018 at 4:59 PM
  2. TO ALL OF JOE`S FAMILY SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. YOU ARE ALL IN MY PRAYERS AND HAVE MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY. WITH LOVE, UNCLE DON

    donald guyer | October 28, 2018 at 2:58 PM

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