Joseph T. Levy Jr. (“Mr. Won­der­ful”), for­merly of West Ch­ester

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Joseph T. Levy, Jr., 53, passed away sud­denly in an ac­ci­dent on Mon­day, Septem­ber 26 at his home in Crum Lynne, Penn­syl­va­nia.

Born in Septem­ber 1963, Joe was the sec­ond son born to the late Bernie (nee Gib­bons) and Joseph T. Levy, Sr. and was the youngest of the fam­ily.

He is sur­vived by his sis­ters Donna, Marianne (Mark) Heller­man, and Win­nie (Jeff) En­gel­brecht, his brother John (Ma­ri­etta Hani­gan) Levy, and many nieces and neph­ews. Joe grew up in West Ch­ester and grad­u­ated from Bishop Shana­han High School.

Joe worked as a bus driver for SEPTA where he was known for his safedriv­ing record, his abil­ity to greet and chit chat with pas­sen­gers in mul­ti­ple lan­guages, in­clud­ing Man­darin Chi­nese, and his un­fail­ing cour­tesy. He re­ceived mul­ti­ple com­men­da­tions from SEPTA for his ser­vice and many pas­sen­gers just called him “Mr. Won­der­ful.” A prior in­jury and many years at the wheel of the bus left him with se­vere and dis­abling leg prob­lems that forced him to re­tire. Al­ways a life-long bach­e­lor, Joe con­tin­ued to en­joy spend­ing time with with fam­ily and friends and trav­el­ing af­ter he re­tired. He vis­ited New York City and Philadel­phia reg­u­larly, al­ways stop­ping in Chi­na­town in both cities to say “Ni hao!” to friends. He loved deep sea fish­ing, vis­it­ing the Jersey shore and cook­ing.

The fam­ily will greet vis­i­tors 8:45-10:00 AM Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 5, 2016, at SS Si­mon and Jude Ro­man Catholic Church fol­lowed by a Mass of Res­ur­rec­tion 10:00 AM. In­ter­ment will be at SS Peter & Paul Ceme­tery.

In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions in his mem­ory may be made to the Im­mac­u­late Heart of Mary Sis­ters, Camilla Hall In­fir­mary, Im­mac­u­lata, PA 19345 www. ih­mim­mac­u­lata.org or a char­ity of your choice.

Ar­range­ments by The Dono­hue Fu­neral Home, West Ch­ester, PA, 610-4319000, www.dono­hue­fu­ner­al­home.com

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