Mr. Joseph Francis Comisky

Mr. Joseph Francis Comisky

June 19, 1924 - May 23, 2022
West Jefferson, NC

Mr. Joseph Francis Comisky

June 19, 1924 - May 23, 2022
West Jefferson, NC


Joseph Francis Comisky, 97, of West Jefferson, NC, formerly of Charleston, WV passed away at his son’s residence in West Jefferson, NC on Monday, May 23, 2022.

Joseph was born on June 19, 1924 in Morrisville, PA to the late Marie and William G. Comisky.

He was retired from the United States Postal Service, where he had been the Postmaster in Beckley, WV.

Joseph was a World War II Navy veteran, serving in the Pacific in the “Seabee” Battalion.

After his service to his country, he attended and graduated from Morris Harvey College, now University of Charleston.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Elizabeth Comisky; brothers, Walter, Henry, Martin, William and Richard; and sister, Martha.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his children, Janemarie (Gabe) Gabriel of Colbert, Georgia, William Merrill (Beth) Comisky of West Jefferson, North Carolina, and Martha C. (Rob) Ferrell of Charleston, WV; sister, MaryAnn; Grandchildren, Jennifer (Roy) Stancill, Brian (Michele) Comisky, Katie (Josh) Warpenburg, Laura Comisky, John (Ann) Ferrell and Joseph William (better known as J.W.) Ferrell; great-grandchildren, Skylar, Kylan, Sierra, Campbell, Jackson, Davis, William James “Liam” and Hazel Jane; and many friends.

Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, West Virginia Mausoleum, Cross Lanes, where he will be entombed next to his wife, with Military Rites and Rev. Father. Donald X. Higgs officiating.

The procession will leave Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston at 10:30 a.m. to go to the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please send donations in memory of Joseph to: Seabee Historical Foundation, P.O. Box 657 Gulfport, MS 39502.

Condolences may be sent to the family at .

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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1 responses to Mr. Joseph Francis Comisky

  1. So sorry to read of Joe's passing. What a wonderful life.. My husband became friends with Joe through the love of racing homers. They loved the excitement of those pigeons returning home at the end of a race. We spent many hours with Joe and Jane, both wonderful people , enjoying all that went into races. We also saw them during the yearly college tournament basketball games at the Civic Center. We always enjoyed visiting with them. They were a wonderful couple, and now they are together again. Rest in peace Joe and Jane. Prayers for your whole family.

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