He was the son of Mary and Joseph Mlcoch, born on January 11, 1928 in Queens, NY.
Joseph spent his childhood growing up under the care of his mother after losing his father to tuberculosis at an early age. He started his working career with Frederick Brothers Electric in New York City. He enrolled in the US military serving with the First Army 294th Transportation Company in 1950 and was honorably discharged in 1952 as PFC with the commendation of Army of OCC Med Ger. He worked for Bendix Aviation, Teterboro, New Jersey for 40 years as lead electrician and retiring to Roscoe, New York. Joseph loved his wife and children; he will be sadly missed by his sons and friends.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his sons: Joseph J. Mlcoch, of Ellenville, NY, Jeffery F. Mlcoch of Troy, VA and his children, and John M. Mlcoch of Norwich, VT; as well as his step-brother Bouhamil Krepela of Paramus, NJ. He was predeceased by his devoted wife, Anna, to whom he was married to for 53 years.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 am-1:00 pm on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 State Route 52, Woodbourne, NY 12788. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2pm on Monday, November 16th at Gate of Heaven Church, Roscoe, NY. Interment to follow at Riverview Cemetery, Roscoe, NY with full military honors.Guidelines set forth by the State of New York will be followed, social distancing and masks are required at all times.