2018-11-08 / Obituaries

Joseph Kusmierz-Mobley

October 29, 2018


Joseph Kusmierz-Mobley Joseph Kusmierz-Mobley On Oct. 29, 2018, Joseph Thomas “JT” Kusmierz- Mobley, 22, passed away at his residence in Norristown, PA.

He was the eldest son of Melissa and Prince Mobley of State College. JT was a bright, kind, caring and compassionate person, who doted on his family at all times. He will always be remembered by his prominent smile and his gentle soul. JT was an altar server for many years of Our Lady of Victory Church. He graduated from State College Area High School in 2015. He attended Penn State, Berks Campus, in Fall 2016.

JT was an athlete. He played soccer, football, basketball, baseball and he wrestled. His proudest moments were placing second in the 2012 Larry Fornicola Bellefonte Wrestling Tournament and in his junior year playing football at St. Joseph’s Academy, their first season building a football squad.

He is survived by his mother and father and his siblings, Lauren, Anthony, Dante, Devin, Deseray and Nia; his maternal grandparents, Mike and Ann Marie Kusmierz; paternal grandparents, Anna (Mobley) and Prince Wall; uncles, Mike Kusmierz, Tony Kusmierz, Mark (Missy) Kusmierz, Andy (Kera) Kusmierz, Adam Kusmierz, Aaron Kusmierz, AJ (Bobbie Jo) Kusmierz, William Wall, Raymond Wall and James Wall; aunts, Michelle (Kurt) Kincel, Marie (JJ) Quinn, Marleah (Gary) Strickland, Mary (Jordan) Kusmierz and Debra Wall; Godmother, Missy Kusmierz, and Godfather, Andy Kusmierz, and by many cousins.

JT was preceded in death by his uncles, Allyn Kusmierz and Lonnie Wall; aunt, Josette Wall, and his greatgrandparents,

Anna and Michael Kusmierz, Dorothy and Anthony Ferretti and Lucille and Joseph Thomas.

Visitation was held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4 at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton Street, State College, PA. Reverend Matthew Laffey and Reverend David Griffin presided over the Funeral Mass on Monday, Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church, 820 Westerly Parkway, State College. Burial took place following the Funeral Mass at Boalsburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to www.afsp.org or by calling 1-888-333- AFSP.

Arrangements were under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guestbook may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com.

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