Joel Edward Desmond, 53 of Washington died unexpectedly on Friday-May 17, 2019 in his home following a brief cardiac related illness. He was born February 10, 1966 in Pittsburgh the son of the late Edward Senay and Sally (John) Brogley of Washington. Mr. Desmond was a 1984 graduate of Trinity High School. He was a self-employed contractor that was very meticulous in his work. Mr. Desmond was a member of the Slovak and Polish Clubs in Washington. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, riding his motorcycle and playing adult league softball. Mr. Desmond enjoyed spending time with his family especially on the holidays which was his favorite time of the year. He very much cherished the time that he spent with his daughter and stepchildren. Mr. Desmond will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved him.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Gerri Desmond of Washington; two daughters, Cheyenne Desmond of Washington and Abbey (Andrew) Baker of Castle Shannon; a son, Zach Hancher of Washington; two brothers, Shawn (Lori) Senay of Washington and J.C. (Stephanie) Senay of Washington; a grandson, Jack Baker; mother and father in law, Gerry and Edward Myers of Avella; sister in law, Mary Myers of Ohio and brother in law, Edward Myers II of Maryland. Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
In addition to his father, Mr. Desmond was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Joseph and Beatrice Desmond and by his paternal grandparents, George and Helen Senay.
Friends and family are invited to attend a committal service at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday-June 22, 2019 at the Washington Cemetery Serenity Mausoleum. Arrangements are under the direction of the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at East Katherine Ave., Washington, S. Timothy Warco, Supervisor/Director, Susan Falvo Warco, Director, S. Timothy Warco II, Director. Condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com