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Joseph M. Wyland, Jr.

June 13, 1981 — June 10, 2018

Joseph M. Wyland, Jr.

Wyland, Joseph M. Jr., 36, Summerhill, formerly of Loretto, went home to be with the Lord, June 10, 2018. Born June 13, 1981, Johnstown, son of Joseph M. Wyland, Sr. and Sharon C. (Craine) Hutchinson. Preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Gerald Wyland; brother, Jeffrey Wyland; uncles, Eric and Brian Buck; and cousin, Gregory Lego. Survived by his parents, step-mother, Annette Wyland; step-father, Charles Hutchinson; brother, Justin Wyland; sister, Emma Wyland; daughter, Jordyn Wyland; step-son, Jaiden Laskowski; girlfriend, Kayla Skelly; paternal grandmother, Kathy Wyland; maternal grandparents, Jacob and Barbara Buck; step-brothers, Jacob and Stephen Dean, Benjamin and Daniel Hutchinson; step-sister, Alyssa Dean; nieces and nephews; numerous aunts and uncles, and countless cousins. Joe was a US Army veteran serving in Iraq and Korea receiving two Bronze Star Services Medals, Korean Defense Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. He was a member of the Loretto American Legion Post 748 and enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding quads, and being with his family. Friends will be received Sunday, June 17, from 4-7 p.m. at the Kennedy-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Cresson, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday, June 18 at 10 a.m., Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel, Loretto, Very Rev. Fr. John D. Byrnes, celebrant. Military honors will be conducted after mass by the Loretto & Cresson American Legions, Sankertown VFW, and other local veteran organizations. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to PennCrest Bank – checks made payable to Joseph Wyland, Memo: Jordyn Wyland Trust, 700 2nd St, Cresson, PA 16630, in Joe’s memory. Arrangements handled by Kennedy-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Condolences may be made at 

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

211 Powell Ave, Cresson, PA 16630

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Monday, June 18, 2018

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Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel

Fourth Street, Loretto, PA 15940

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