Joseph Preston

Joseph F. Preston

2007

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Obituary of Joseph F. Preston

Joseph F. Preston, Jr., age 72, of Wrightstown died Tuesday, August 28 at his residence. Born in Providence, RI, he had been a resident of Wrightstown since 1967 and had previously lived in Germany for 8 years. Joe was a retired Flight Chief (CMSgt) with the Air Force at McGuire AFB. He served 25 years, with service during the Korean and Viet Nam wars. He was also a retired Corrections Officer for the State of New Jersey in Trenton. Joe was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Shriners and Jesters, all in Burlington and also was a member of the VFW Post 6590 in Cookstown and the Wrightstown Vol. Fire Co. Joe is survived by his wife of 49 years, Hilde Preston; a daughter and son-in-law, Karin and Robert Trasferini of Ventnor, NJ; three grandchildren, Shannon, Helena and Jack, three great grandchildren, Angelo, Michael and Joseph and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours for Joe will be held on Wednesday, September 5 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main Street in New Egypt (www.tilghmanfh.com). VFW services will be held at 8:00 PM. Funeral and interment services will military honors will be held on Friday, September 7 at 1:30 PM at the BGWCD Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Provinceline Road in Wrightstown. Memorial contributions in Joe?s memory may be made to the Deborah Hospital Foundation, P. O. Box 820, Browns Mills, NJ 08015-0820.