Mr. Joseph Haponski, Jr.Published 7:16pm Monday, April 21, 2014
Funeral Mass for Mr. Joseph Haponski, Jr., 91, of Alexander City, will be Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm at the St. Bede’s Catholic Church in Montgomery. Father Alejandro will officiate. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Radney Funeral Home inAlexander City and at St. Bede’s on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 11:00 am until 1:30 pm.
Mr. Haponski passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014 at his residence. He was born on March 19, 1923 in Herkimer, New York to Joseph Haponski, Sr. and Julia Phybilski Haponski and was the eldest of fifteen children. He was an active member of St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church. He enjoyed growing flowers, yard work, hunting, and fishing. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. Mr. Haponski owned and operated AAA Buildings in Montgomery for 35 years. He loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Geraldine Skubitz Haponski of Alexander City; daughter, Paula Brown (Gene), of Ramer, AL; grandchildren, Joy Brown Willett (Frank Willett, III, MD) and Joseph James “JJ” Brown (Amy Lee); great-grandchildren, Cadey Lee Brown, James Nathan Willett, Anna Elizabeth Willett, Olivia Alexis Willett, Zachary James Brown, Joseph Tyler Brown; special cousins, Iwona H. Londell, Scott Londell, Elizabeth and Alex Londell; and several sisters and brothers.
The family is very grateful for the care provided them by Alacare Hospice, LaGretta Buckner, Annie Hunter, and Ola Hoyett.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Because of his love of flowers the family requests that flowers be sent in his memory.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneyfuneralhome.com.
Radney Funeral Home of Alexander City is in charge of the arrangements.