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Joseph J. Seymour

Obituary for Joseph J. Seymour

May 20, 1942 - June 7, 2016
Pennsylvania | Age 74


Joseph J. Seymour was born on May 20th, 1942, in Girardville, Pa to George and Gladys Seymour. He graduated from Preston Elementary, Butler Township High School, and then attended McCann School of Business where he graduated with an Associate's Degree. He also attended Penn State University and Montgomery County Community College.

Joe worked for Standard Press Steel in Glenside from 1961 to 1988 where he was a scheduler. Later he was the Superintendent for Rosemore Builders, the Head Custodian for Lower Salford Elementary School, for Souderton Area School District, and was responsible for installation and maintenance for Grosse and Quade apartment complexes.

Joe had three daughters: Deann, Pattie and Olivia from a previous marriage. Since 1993, Joe was happily married to Bobbie Hartley Seymour for 23 years. Joe was step-father of Jerry, John, Karen, Bill, Kathleen, Maureen, Tom, and Jim; devoted grandfather to Ryan, Abigail, Nathan, Lauren, Kataryna, Allison, Stephen, Stratis, Socrates, and "Jakey"; and loving cousin to Claire, David, and Cheryl.

Joe loved to square dance, was an avid golfer, and even in retirement was busy as a handyman. He had a sense of humor, a kind heart, and was always willing to help anyone in need.

Joe will be greatly missed by many loving family members and loyal friends.

Family and Friends are invited to Joseph's Life Celebration on Saturday, June 11th at the Wayside Chapel at Whitemarsh Memorial Park, 1169 Limekiln Pike, Ambler, PA 19002, from 9-10am. Services will follow at 10am.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Joseph's name to Multiple System Atrophy Research Fund, donation forms can be found at

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1801 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
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