Joe was born in the village of Tet, Hungary, on March 29, 1931. He was the son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Szocesi Kish.
He was a Freedom Fighter and member of the Hungarian Air Force until 1956, when he walked out of the war-torn nation with his wife, Irene.
He was a factory worker at Ingersoll Rand from 1958 to 1967. In 1968 he purchased the Dutchtown Bar in Easton, PA, which he owned, along with several apartments until retiring in 1998.
Joe is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Irene; his loving daughter, Susan Morgan and her husband, Ronald C., along with his adoring grandchildren, Ronnie and Lisa Morgan, all of Bethlehem Twp., PA.
Services are private at the family's request.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.