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Joseph Edward McElroy


Joseph Edward McElroy

Joseph Edward McElroy, 94, passed peacefully at his home on Tuesday, July 18, 2023.  Born August 6, 1928 in Littleton, Colorado, he was raised in Littleton and graduated from Littleton High School in 1947 and went to college at Western State in Gunnison, Colorado.  He served in both the US Army and the US Naval Reserve. 

Joseph was a manager at American Manganese Steel.  After he retired, he managed Personalized Travel in Littleton for 40 years with owner Betty Wilcox.  He was active in several civic organizations.

Joseph was preceded in death by his sister, Shirley Ward, and his twin brother, Jeremiah McElroy and by nephews Stephen G. McElroy and Timothy C. McElroy.  He is survived by nephews Charles P. McElroy of Texas, Jerry L. McElroy of Ignacio Colorado; nieces Koni Jo Burr of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Morgana Morgaine; first cousins Patricia M. Wilkerson of Littleton Colorado, Gary M. McElroy of Elizabeth Colorado; and 4 grand nephews; 7 grand nieces and multiple great grand nephews and great grand nieces.  

Interment will be held at Littleton Cemetery, Friday, September 22 at 2:00pm. 

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Graveside Service

Friday, September 22, 2023

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

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