OBITUARY: Joseph James Forster II, 44 years of age, of Tamaqua

Joseph James Forster II
, 44 years of age, of Tamaqua, Pennsylvania died on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Born Thursday, March 2, 1978 in Coaldale, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Joseph and Patricia (Price) Forster of Tamaqua. Also surviving are; son, Lennon O. Forster; daughter, Kendra R. Forster; brother, Grant D. Forster; sister, Amber Hobbs wife of Michael all of Tamaqua. Many aunts, uncles and cousins also survive Joe.

Predeceased by; maternal grandparents, David and Sophia (Hulock) Price; paternal grandparents, William J. "Bill", and Elizabeth (Honus) Forster.

A 1996 graduate of Tamaqua High School, where Joe was a member of the swim team. Joe was a talented carpenter, and craftsman who worked for many local builders. Joe had an artistic flair. A passionate music fan, Joe liked the Grateful Dead, and the Rolling Stones. Often Joe could be found tending to his garden and plants.

Arrangements entrusted to the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. 655 East Broad Street Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252. (570) 668-2550

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday evening October 19, 2022, at 8 o'clock P.M. friends may call from 6 to 8:00 P.M.