Joseph "Joe" K. Divell

June 25th, 1935 - December 22nd, 2018

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             Joseph K. Divell, age 83, of Lake City, passed away Saturday December 22, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Erie, June 25, 1935 a son of the late Joseph O. and Sylvia E. (Hamm) Divell.

          Joe worked for the family owned business Perry Builders. He was a past president of A.A. and devoted 50 years of sobriety to helping 1000's of others find sobriety. Joe was a life member of Iron workers Local 348 and was a life member of the Alcanon Club where he enjoyed playing cards, and the company of his friends. He also enjoyed golfing, camping, but most especially spending time with his family. He lived for a while in Zephyrhills, Fl.

          Besides his parents , he was preceded in death by his brother Gary Divell.

          Survivors include his wife, Lorraine “Joan” (Bitzer) Divell, four daughters; Darlene Kitelinger of Fairview, Lori LaZar (Tony) of Erie, Lisa Wieczorek (Randy) of Erie and Tammie McClelland  (Fiance Bill Neatrour) of Lake City, one brother Jerald Divell of Girard. 12 grandchildren,  28 great grandchildren, 13 great great grandchildren. Many step children, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and friends also survive.

          Friends are invited to call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd. Friday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m. with Chaplain John Mang officiating. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery.  Condolences to