Fr. Joseph's Story
77, Northern Cambria, passed away December 1, 2017, at UPMC Altoona Campus. Born November 15, 1940, in Philadelphia, the son of Joseph Franklin and Jeanne (Cassidy) Beisel. Preceded in death by parents; and sister, Ellen Beisel. Survived by daughter, Linda Beisel, HI; granddaughter, Sara Kea; and brother, Paul Beisel, Philadelphia. Retired Bishop of the American Catholic Church; retired professor from Catholic University, Howard University, University of Hawaii and University of Maryland. Upon retiring Joe chose to live in a rural area and settled in Northern Cambria about ten years ago. Friends received from 4:00 p.m., until time of services at 5:00 p.m., Monday at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria. Interment North Barnesboro Cemetery.
Published on December 8, 2017