Joseph R. Torpey

Joseph R. Torpey passed away on November 29, 2017 at 82 years old. Joseph was the beloved husband of Carol (nee Fream) Torpey. He was the loving father of Judith A, Joseph J, Raymond F, and Thomas J. Joseph was the cherished grandfather of Corinne, Matthew, Dylan, Aida, Conor, Lauren, Brooke, Lorraine, Sean, and Patrick. He was the dear brother of Frances Eder and the late Patricia Wiater, and brother-in-law of Janet Fream.

Joseph was a proud Veteran of the United States Army.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Joseph's honor to Disabled American Veterans or St. Jude Children's Research Hosptial. Please follow the links provided to make a donation online, and select to dedicate your donation to Joseph.


The visitation will be held at Marine Park Funeral Home on Sunday December 3, 2017 from 2:00 - 5:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Columba Roman Catholic Church on Monday December 4, 2017 at 10:00 AM - the family will be meeting at the funeral home by 9:00 AM. The Committal Service will be held at Calverton National Cemetery immediately following the funeral mass.

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