Joseph Edward Westdyke, of Sellersville, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was 52.
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Born in Sussex, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Abraham and Elizabeth (Knopf) Westdyke. He was a graduate of Delaware Valley High School.
Joe had been employed as a truck driver by PV Transport-Clemens Food Group, of Hatfield; Tastykake; B & D Trucking; and Indian Valley Bulk Carriers, of Tylersport.
He was a member of the American Legion and the Perkasie Owls Club, Nest #1224.
An avid fisherman, Joe had also loved the Philadelphia Eagles.
He is survived by his three children, Aiden, Jacob, and Kathryn Westdyke, all of Sellersville; and a step-daughter, BreAnne Parkinson, and her husband, Jarred, of Brisbane, Australia.
Joe is also survived by his siblings, Robert Westdyke, of Hawley, PA; Alice Botti and her husband, Bill, of East Rapids, MI; Michael Westdyke and his wife, Teresa, of Sussex, NJ; Susan Westdyke, of St. Petersburg, FL; Anne Westdyke, of Austin, TX; George Westdyke and his wife, Marlese, of Bartonsville, PA; John Westdyke, of Philadelphia; Mary Wittman and her husband, Steve, of Dripping Springs, TX; many nieces and nephews; and his former wife and mother of his children, Jennifer Westdyke, of Sellersville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Cecelia Westdyke Ungerer
A celebration of Joe’s life will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019, in the Perkasie Owls Club, 602 Elm Street, Perkasie, PA 18944. The family extends an invitation to friends and family to come and share memories of Joe.
A memorial Mass will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations to aid in the education of his children may be made c/o Jennifer Westdyke, 631 Keystone Drive, Sellersville, PA 18960.