Joel was a graduate of Olney High School class of 1942.
He served in the Navy during World War II. He was the owner/operator of Klock’s Butcher Shop in Germantown, Pa. Before moving to Ocean City he worked as a salesman for John Hancock Life Insurance, Mays Landing, NJ for many years before his retirement in 1988.
He is survived by his wife: Helen (O’Malley) Klock , his children: Cynthia Sheahan, Joel “Butch” (Ceil) Klock, Maryann (Gregory) Mangum, Patricia (John) D’Aquanno, Helene (Scott) McTigue, John (Lori) Klock, Tony (Marcia) Klock, Chris (Brenda) Klock, Caroline DeBottis, 17 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Predeceased by his son in law, Gerald Sheahan, and sister, Jane Flint.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 11 o’clock from St. Augustine’s R. C. Church Of St. Damien Parish, 13th Street At Wesley Avenue, Ocean City, NJ where friends may call from 9:30 until time of mass.
A graveside service will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Conshohocken, Pa at 2 O’clock.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fellowship Fund of The Shores of Wesley Manor, 2201 Bay Avenue, Ocean City, NJ or American Legion Post Morvay-Miley Post # 564, PO Box 363, Ocean City, NJ 08226.
Condolences may be left at godfreyfuneralhome.com.