Joseph Francis Kiefer, age 69, formerly of Dunmore, died at Creekside Health & Rehabilitation Center in Carbondale on Thursday.
Born on Oct. 21, 1948, in West Wyoming, he was the son of the late Cpl. Joseph Kiefer and Margaret Letchak Kiefer.
Joseph is survived by sister, Carol Clauss, of Arizona; brother, Harold; and sister-in-law Linda, of Scranton; as well as cousins, nephews and nieces.
He was also preceded in death by sister, Mary Kiefer Chmil.
A memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in Guido-Fiorillo Funeral Home, 120 S. Main Ave., Scranton. Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Wednesday from 5 p.m. until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made in Joseph’s name to the American Heart Association, 613 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, the American Diabetes Association, 63 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 or the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 846 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18510.