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Joseph L. Platts

October 19, 1930 ~ January 22, 2018 (age 87)


PLATTSJOSEPH L.Age 87, formerly of Crafton, peacefully on Monday, January 22, 2018. Fiance' of the late Doris (McCauley) Kunkle; special and beloved uncle of many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Joe was a Korean War veteran with the US Army, an excellent cook with various hotels, statewide and Canada, for over 40 years, and finally retired  as a correctional officer. Past master of Layfayette lodge #652, past monarch of Islam Grotto also a member of the Franklin/St. John/Trinity Lodge #221 FA & M. Also active with the Syria Shriner Clown Unit. Joe will be sorely missed by his family and all who knew him. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the SCHEPNER-MCDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 165 Noble Avenue, Crafton, where the funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday. A private burial will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies at a later date. A masonic service will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607 (, or Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 ( To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Joseph L. Platts please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
1158 Morgan Road
Bridgeville, PA, 15017


JAN 24. 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Schepner-McDermott Funeral Home

165 Noble Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA, 15205

Funeral Service

JAN 25. 11:00 AM (EST)

Schepner-McDermott Funeral Home

165 Noble Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA, 15205

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