Joseph H. Murtaugh

HUBBARD – Joseph H. “Papa Joe” Murtaugh, 87, died Friday, May 30, 2014, at his home.

He was born Oct. 20, 1926, the son of James and Anne Shaffer Murtaugh.

Joe was a U.S. Army veteran, serving as a sergeant in World War II. He retired from U.S. Steel.

Survivors include his wife, the former Alberta Conn; his daughter, Beverly Bartholomew, formerly of Hubbard; and three granddaughters.

Joe was preceded in death by his son, Joseph P. Murtaugh, and two brothers and two sisters.

Services will be held 6 p.m. Monday at Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home, where calling hours will be held for two hours prior to the service.