Wilmington- Joseph B. Righter, age 84, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 18, 2018.
He was born in Wilmington and was the son of the late Frank and Loretta Righter and graduated from Salesianum School. Joseph was a meat cutter for Acme Markets, Suburban Plaza, retiring after 40 years. He was a member of St. John the Beloved Church. Joseph enjoyed fishing, carving decoys and playing guitar. Most important to him, was his family.
His wife of 63 years, Jean H. Righter died in 2015. Joseph is survived by his 2 sons, Gary (Robin) and Larry (Lynn) both of Wilmington, 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
A viewing will be held from 10am to 11am, on Thursday February 22, at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, with a funeral service to follow at 11am. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Joseph’s name to American Diabetes Association 100 West 10TH ST. Suite 1002 Wilm, DE 19801.
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