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Joseph J. Solomon

April 8, 1938 ~ September 17, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Joseph Solomon Obituary

Joseph J. Solomon, 85, of Archbald, died Sunday, September 17th at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He was the husband of Ann Marie Turlip Solomon. The couple was married for 62 years.

Joe was the son of the late Peter and Arlene Zrowka Solomon. He was a graduate from Mayfield High School and was a member of Christ the King Parish, Archbald. Prior to his retirement, he affiliated with Linde Enterprise, Pittston. Joe was a very hard worker and lead a construction crew for many years. He loved reminiscing about work experiences and remained friends with past co-workers.

Joe truly adored gardening and it was where he found peace. He shared more of his vegetables than he kept. He loved connecting to nature and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Most of all, Joe loved spending time his four Shih-Tzus. 

Surviving in addition to his wife, are his three sons; Gary and wife, Marie, Chenango Bridge, NY; Craig, at home, Dr Brad and wife, Sara, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Brother, Peter and wife, Barbara, Childs; Sister, Joyce Cardamone and husband, John, Henderson, Nev.; Sisters-in-law, Barbara Kelly, Clifford and Frances Turlip, Eynon; three Grandchildren, Carlene, Kevin and Charlotte Solomon, whom he loved very much and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Proceeding him in death was a half-brother, Jack Kelly.


The funeral services will be Monday, September 25th, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10am at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Archbald, Christ of King Parish. Inurnment church cemetery. Family will receive condolences at church beginning at 9am. Because of Joe's love of dogs, donations may be made to Griffin Pond Animal Shelter. 967 Griffin Pond Rd, Clarks Summit, Pa. 18411, or to the American Heart Association.

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Condolences prior to Mass
September 25, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald, Christ the King Parish
411 Church St
Archbald, PA 18403

Mass of Christian Burial
September 25, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald, Christ the King Parish
411 Church St
Archbald, PA 18403

September 25, 2023

St. Thomas Aquinas Church Cemetery
Cemetery St. and Pike St.
Archbald, PA 18403


Griffin Pond Animal Shelter
937 Griffin Pond Road Clarks Summit, Pa. 18411-9299,
Tel: (570) 586-3700

American Heart/Stroke Association
P O Box 15120, Chicago PA 60693-5120
Tel: 1-800-242-8721


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