Joseph Harold Hassler, 91, of Russell, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell.
He was born Jan. 7, 1926, in Buffalo, N.Y., a son of the late Harold and Helen Dooling Hassler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Rebecca Pike; an aunt, Margaret Simpson; and an uncle, Gilbert Simpson.
Joseph retired from Ashland Oil and was a member of Holy Family in Ashland. He was a U.S. Navy World War II Veteran and a lifetime member of Cross Creek Country Club in Fort Myers, Fla., where he was former President of the Board of Directors. He loved to Travel, Golf and spend time with his family and friends.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Joyce E. Hermann Hassler; two sons, James (Eileen) Hassler of Raceland and Timothy (Debra) Hassler of Russell; three grandchildren, Amy (Brian) Barker, Sharon (Cody) Bates and Joseph Hassler; and three great-grandchildren, Isabela Barker, Ava Barker and Charlotte Bates.
At the family's request, a memorial service will be at a later date.
Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to carmanfuneral.com.
Published on  April 15, 2017