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JOSEPH LAWRENCE FRIEND, Sr.
Joseph L. Friend, Sr., 62 of Masontown, Pa., passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021 from a
lengthy illness. He was born on May 24, 1959, son of the late Frank E. Moreland and Ivalou
(Spittler) Friend Mattiucci.
Joe is survived by his wife of 45 years, Kathleen (Radicic) Friend; one daughter: Melissa M.
(Robert) Brewer; three sons: Joseph L. (Krystle) Friend, Jr., Jed E. Friend and Amos (Anna) Friend; two grandchildren: Zachary F. Brewer and Aria G. Friend; two brothers: Charles F. (Yvonne) Friend and Steven Friend; two sisters: Mary Lou (Douglas) Buchan and Betty (John)
Sebulsky; along with extended family and his beloved dog, Buster.
In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by his stepfather: Fred Mattiucci; twin
brothers, who died at birth; one brother: Frank “Elwood” Friend; two sisters: Carolyn Rhome
and Lois Sadler; and two nephews: Douglas “Scott” Rhome and Daniel L. Friend.
The family would like to thank Jim Black for being a good friend to Joe.
In honor of Joe’s wishes, there will not be a visitation or service. Arrangements entrusted to JOHN S MAYKUTH JR. FUNERAL HOME, Masontown, PA.