VODOPIJA, JOSEPH

Age 74 of Villas, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Born in, and formerly of the Fishtown area of Philadelphia, Joseph has been an area resident since 1992. He was a Foreman at several factories around Philadelphia, including Heclyn Gear Company. He worked for Tony’s Produce as a truck driver, loved helping others doing handyman work, and was a Vietnam War veteran. Catholic by faith, Joseph enjoyed fishing, shooting darts and loved spending time with his family. He is predeceased by his father Steven Vodopija and step-father Louis Szalejko. Joseph is survived by his wife, Elaine (nee Nevsimal), children Joanne (Rick) Taylor, David Vodopija, Joseph (Marie) Vodopija, Louis Vodopija, and Maryanne (John) Cavannaugh, 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, mother Mary Ruth Szalejko, sister Denise (Anthony) Rizzotte, and brothers Louis Szalejko, Steven Vodopija, and Steven Shaffer. A memorial service for Joseph will be held at 11am on Saturday, July 13th, 2019 at the Evoy Funeral Home, 3218 Bayshore Rd, N Cape May, NJ. Condolences for Joseph can be shared atwww.EvoyFuneralHome.com