Joseph C. Noel JR

Date of Death: 12/14/2017

Joseph C. Noel Jr., 77, Patton, passed away December 14, 2017 at UPMC Altoona.  He was born April 11, 1940 in Colver, PA the son of Joseph C. and Ferdeline “Fid” L. (Bertin) Noel Sr.                          

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Susan A. Noel, on September 6, 2016; brother Alphonse Noel and sister Catherine Lloyd.

He is survived by his children:  Joseph P. Noel, San Diego, CA, Barbara Sue (Brant) Mozina, St. Lawrence, and Sean M. (Christine) Noel, State College.  Grandchildren:  Samantha Elizabeth Dudinsky (Lynn), Alexandra Amelia Noel (Naoki Mercier), Amelia Scott Mozina, Angelo Sean Mozina, Olivia Catharine Noel, Michael Joseph Noel and Matthew Patrick Noel; brother Gary (Lynn) Noel, Tyrone and numerous nieces and nephews.

Joe was a 1958 graduate of Patton High School. He was employed in the coal industry most of his life and had worked in the largest open pit mine in the world in China. He retired as Maintenance Supervisor after working for various State Correctional Institutes.

He was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton, was a former school board director and Patton councilman.

He enjoyed his summer beach trips, riding dirt bikes and watching his children and grandchildren participating in sports.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm. Sunday at Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., 1004 North Fifth Avenue, Patton, where a vigil for the deceased will be held.  A Funeral Mass will be held 11 am Monday at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton, by Benedictine Fathers.  Committal will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Patton. Memorials are requested to the Patton Public Library. (

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