Joseph Michael Earnesty, 33, of Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday July 17, 2021 at home.
He was born September 12, 1987 in Mount Holly, New Jersey, a son of Robert Paul and Lorrie Ann (Hilligas) Earnesty.
Joe was a proud member of the Local 449 Steamfitters, and through the Steamfitters, he worked hard as a welder at the Shell Oil Cracker Plant in Monaca, PA. He found true brotherhood being a member of the Steamfitters.
He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, playing videogames, ATV riding and hanging with his dogs.
Joe is survived by his beloved parents, Robert Paul Earnesty and Lorrie Ann (Hilligas) Earnesty; his girlfriend, Janice Campbell; his beloved dogs, Darla and Baxter; his paternal grandparents, Dorothy and Vince Earnesty; maternal grandfather, Charles Hilligas and maternal grandmother, Marilyn Bedell and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Thursday from 2pm – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm and on Friday from 9am until the hour of the funeral service at 10am with Pastor Shawn Roberts officiating.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, Joe’s family requests that donations be made to the Steamfitters Local 449 Charity -1517 Woodruff St, Pittsburgh, PA 15220, in Joe’s Memory to help other families .
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