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Joseph McGillen

Joseph J. McGillen

Wednesday September 22, 1965 - Monday July 22, 2019
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Joseph J. McGillen, 53, of Pennsburg, died suddenly from injuries sustained in a fall on July 22, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Charlotte (Isley) McGillen. They celebrated 23 years of marriage in June. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late John J. and Lynne M. (Smichowski) McGillen. He was a foreman in the Heating Department for the School District of Philadelphia and had worked in the district for over 20 years.

He is survived by his wife and his children: Joseph Jr., Charles, Christian, Gabriel, and Evan; his siblings; his brother Michael and his wife Theresa of Bensalem, his brother Patrick of Warrington, and his sister Lynne, wife of Mark Scamardi of Red Hill.

A Celebration of Joe’s life will be held in the future. However, the family wishes to thank everyone who has reached out to help them in this difficult time. The support has been overwhelming.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to his wife, Charlotte McGillen for the care and support of his 5 sons and can be made to his wife, C/O the Falk Funeral Home, 163 Main St., Pennsburg, PA 18073. To offer condolences, visit his “Book of Memories” at falkfuneralhomes.com.
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Kevin Egan

Posted at 10:59pm
I am saddened by the news of Joe's passing. He was a great guy who loved his family dearly. I was blessed to get to know Joe at Tae Kwon Do where he took his kids. He will truly be missed. Prayers and condolences to the family. 🙏

Harry Milbourne

Posted at 02:13pm
Our sincere condolences to Mike, Pat & the entire family. Joe was great to work with & shared many funny stories. I always liked to see Joe at my buildings. And Mike & Joe. Rest in peace Joe.
Harry & Randy Milbourne

Deb Hicks

Posted at 08:05pm
The Hicks family enjoyed getting to know Joe this year at soccer. Please know how very sorry we are for your loss. He was a wonderful supporter of all of the boys.

Jose Novoa

Posted at 10:37am
We miss him so much already Joe was a good man who we all know worked very hard for his family. He never stopped talking about his boys and we know that he did so much with them. You can tell when he spoke of his family that he enjoyed so much those special moments he spent with them. He will be greatly missed God Bless his family . I will keep him in my prayers. Jose N.

Dianna Brendlinger

Posted at 08:27am
As neighbors living on the other side of a line of trees, we enjoyed listening to Joe play with his boys and teaching them how to work and take care of their property. We will truly miss hearing the interaction of a loving father interested in the welfare and the future of his growing family.

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