Joseph Pine, 85, of Huron died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at his residence with his family by his side.
He was born May 22, 1925, in Berlin Heights and was a lifelong resident of the area. He started his working career at Bing's Furniture Store in Sandusky until owning and operating his own store, Hallmark Furniture Store in Sandusky, for more than 20 years. He then worked for Lasch's Furniture Store in Monroeville until 2006.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and served during World War II in France. He was a member of the American Legion, Sandusky, the Huron Eagles, Huron AMVETS and many other organizations during his younger years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing golf.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Mae (Rhinemiller), to whom he was married for 62 years; daughter, Peggy (Bill) Werner of Berlin Heights; son, Thomas D. Pine of Huron; two granddaughters, Brittany and Alyssa Pine; and two sisters, Rose Farner and Madeline Gariss, both of Wellington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James V and Frances (Corrado) Pine; sister, Mary Blankenship; and two brothers, Frank and Dominic Pine.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. Tuesday until an 11 a.m. memorial service in Foster Funeral Home, 410 Main St., Huron. The Rev. William Lucht will officiate. Cremation has taken place and burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron, at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at fosterfh.com.