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Joseph Robert Devlin, 89

Joseph was born in Tacoma, WA on February 2, 1923 to James and Lucy Devlin and passed on December 19, 2012.
Joseph attended St. Patrick’s School, graduated from Bellarmine High School, was a Veteran of WWII, and worked as a Postal Clerk for 40 years.
He was introduced to his wife Joann Ignaszewski of Greenbush, Minn., by his father and they were married at St. Patrick’s Church on August 31, 1949.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his sister Beth Gallagher; his five daughters, Eileen (John) Wascisin of Bellingham, Colleen (Vince) Cotroneo of Marysville, Carol (Larry) Minnitti, LuCindy (Steve) Matison and Nancy Sherwood of Tacoma; 12 grandchildren, two great grandchildren with two on the way. He was a lifelong member of St. Patrick’s Parish.
A Rosary was held on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Gaffney Funeral Chapel in Tacoma. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Patrick’s Church.

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