Age 94, of Penn Hills, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Beloved husband of Kathryn; loving father of Joseph Jr. (Debbie) Rukat, Kathy (Jeffrey) Sylba and Neil (Suzanne) Rukat; grandfather of Heather (Todd) Simmons, Kathy (Daniel) Smith, Laura Ann (Josh) Lusk, Mitchell and Grant Rukat; great-grandfather of Emily and Dylan Simmons and Tanner Lusk; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Joe was an US Army Veteran in the 327th Infantry during WWII. Self-employed business owner in Penn Hills. Friends received, Saturday, 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. with a blessing service and military honors to follow at 7 pm at Soxman Funeral Homes, Ltd./Roth Chapel, 7450 Saltsburg Road (at Universal Road) Penn Hills. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Animal Rescue League.
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