Joseph "Sarge" Majetsky, age 96, of the village of Trenton, died Friday morning at Hometown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Trenton he was the son of John and Eva (Lahouchak) Majetsky. He attended local schools and was an Army veteran of WW II serving in the Ardennes and southern France and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was last employed by Beltrami Enterprises. He was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church in Mahanoy City, the DAV, United Mine Workers and the Trenton Social Club. He was preceded in death by sisters Eva, Mary, Anna and Julia and brothers John, Anthony and Michael. Survivors include his wife of 68 years the former Julia Sapar, 3 sons Joseph L. and His wife Marie and Stephen all of Trenton and Richard of Quakake, grandchildren Amanda Yaari of New York City, Jeremy Majetsky of Renovo and Megan Majetsky of Mahanoy City. great grandchildren Madeleine Grace Yaari, Gavin Majetsky and Carter Friel as well as several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Divine Liturgy with Office of Christian Burial to be celebrated by the Rev. James Carroll on Tuesday at 10:30 AM from St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday morning beginning at 9 AM. David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.jarrettfuneralhome.com for more information.
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