Joseph B. Hewitt


Joseph B. Hewitt, 72 of Washington formerly of Lakeview Drive passed away into the Saviors Arms on Sunday-January 7, 2018 in Cura Health Hospital after a brief illness.  He was born April 27, 1945 in Washington.  Mr. Hewitt attended Washington High School.  He was employed as a Crane Operator at McGraw Edison for over 20 years and 10 years for Corwin Jeep & Eagle in Hickory. He enjoyed working on small motors, woodworking, enjoyed football and most of all loved family time.  Mr. Hewitt was formerly a member of the Eagles. 

His former wife and mother of his children; Velma J. Smith Hewitt survives.  He was also married to Nancy Ashbrook Bedillion Hewitt who died June 28, 2008.

Surviving are his children; sons; Joseph H. (Beth) Hewitt of Washington & Robert W. “Bob” Hewitt of Washington, a daughter; Patty J. (Dennis) Kelley of Burgettstown, four step daughters; Patricia (Teddy) Michaliszyn, Michelle (Bryan) Leyda, Cheri (Stephan) Zofchak & Nichole (Timothy) Reese, all of Washington, two sisters; Martha (John) McCartney & Ellen (Buck) McCartney both of Washington.  Several grandchildren & great-grandchildren also survive. 

Mr. Hewitt was preceded in death by a stepdaughter; Carla Bedillion. 

Friends will be received on Wednesday-January 10, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at E. Katherine Ave., Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. A funeral service will be held on Thursday-January 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Graysville, Pa.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Charity of One’s Choice.  Online condolences may be expressed at