Joseph Dynys Jr., 90, of 75 Elam Ave., Jamestown, died at 12:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in WCA Hospital.
He was born Feb. 17, 1922, in Jamestown, the son of the late Joseph and Katherine Solek Dynys, and graduated from James-town High School in 1941.
Joe was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps, and a member of the Ira Lou Spring Post 149 American Legion. He was also a life member of the Moose.
A tool and die maker, Joe was employed for 33 years by GTE Sylvania in War-ren, retiring in 1986.
He loved gardening and enjoyed hunting with his beagles, as well as fishing. Joe was an avid Detroit sports fan. His greatest joy though was time spent with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Norma Bi-aly Dynys, whom he married Jan. 22, 1952; four sons: Edward Dynys of Jamestown, Joseph M. (Shelley) Dynys of Upper Burrell, Pa., Frederick (Marilyn) Dynys of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and Steven (Darlene) Dynys of Jamestown; 10 grandchildren: Andrew (Heather) Dynys of Harrison City, Pa., Stacey (Terry) Owens of Johns-town, Pa., Benjamin (Jen-nifer) Dynys of Cole Camp, Mo., Timothy (Suzanne) Dynys of Woodbridge, Va., Cpt. Daniel Dynys, U.S. Marine Corps, stationed in Camp Pendleton, Calif, Christopher, Anne and Kimberly Dynys, all of Chagrin Falls, Amber (Levi) Dynys of Jamestown and Tyler Dynys of Mooresville, N.C.; 14 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Stella Dynys of Jamestown.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Theodore Dynys and a nephew, K. Theodore Dynys.
The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Dennis W. Mende will officiate. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701; or to the Prendergast Library Associa-tion, 509 Cherry St., James-town, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Joe at www.lindfuneralhome.com.