Joseph Hoenig, age 73, passed away on Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at Wesley Health Care Center surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on March 9th, 1941 in Albany, New York to the late Joseph Hoenig Jr. and Florence Towner Hoenig.
Joseph is survived by his wife Joan of 45 years and his daughters; Maria Mitchell (Michael) and Laura Hoenig; his brothers; Robert Hoenig (Mary Ellen) and Lawrence Hoenig (Kathleen), sister; Katherine Blackwell, and sister-in-law; Candace Hoenig, grandchildren; Londyn and Karissa Mitchell; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Joseph worked as a computer programmer at the Watervliet Arsenal retiring after 30 years of service.
He loved spending time with family and friends, volunteering daily, watching his daughter and grandchildren participate in sporting events, traveling, and supporting the troops. He also enjoyed swinging on his swing, talking with neighbors, living life to its fullest, and most importantly, making others smile.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Richard Hoenig and nephew Richard Hoenig Jr.
A mass with Christian burial will be held at 10 am, on Thursday, June 5th, 2014, at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, 241 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York where Father Richard Shaw, Jay’s lifelong friend, will be officiating.
Friends and family may call on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 from 4pm to 7pm at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Rte 9 and/or Marion), Saratoga Springs, New York
Interment following services at St. Peter’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers Jay would appreciate donations being made to Operation Adopt a Soldier, 428 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866