Joseph P. Sharkness, 77, Dallas, passed away, Friday, January 3, 2020 at Easton Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late William and Genevieve Agurkis Sharkness and was a graduate of Kingston High School as well as Kings College with a BS degree in Accounting and The University of Scranton with a Masters in Accounting. Joseph was an Accountant with Keystone Foods in Easton.
Joseph served in the US Coast Guard. He was a former member of Daddow Isaacs American Legion #672, Dallas. He was an avid hunter and just lately bagging his deer for the season.
Joseph is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former Diane Golombeski, at home. Daughters, Nancy Hufford and her husband Ben, Dallas, Lisa Reider and her husband Dave, Mechanicsburg. Grandchildren, Matthew Hufford, D.J. and Katie Reider. Brothers, Edward, William, James and John Sharkness. Sister, Catherine Sharkness.
Memorial service will be held, Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 7:00 PM at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas. Friends may call from 6:00 pm until time of service.
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