Joseph Michaleski 1941-2020

CORTLAND — Joseph Michaleski, 79, died Saturday, July 4, 2020, following a seven-month battle with lung cancer.

He was born April 17, 1941, in Washington, Pa., a son of Viola Helen Jasinski and Stanley Michaleski.

Joe served in the U.S. Air Force from 1959 to 1963. He was self-employed as a farmer and was also employed working for LFA of Chesterland.

He attended the Kinsman Christian Missionary & Alliance Church.

Survivors include children, Joseph S. Michaleski of Greenville, Pa., and Laura M. Smith of East Lansing, Mich.; brothers, Stanley Michaleski of Hagerstown, Md., and Edward Michaleski of Cherry Valley, Ohio; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Chittle Michaleski; and four brothers.

A private family service will take place at a later date.