Joseph P. Sweatlock, 83, of Harrisburg, passed away peacefully at UPMC Harrisburg on November 18, 2019. Born in Mount Union, he was the son of Rudolph and Anna Sweatlock. He was married to Nancy (Watters) Sweatlock. Joseph will also be missed by his loving daughter Kathy (Sweatlock) Wilfong of Akron; a granddaughter Corrina (Collins), husband of Ryan Vanek, of Florida; a great-grandson Corbin Vanek, of Florida; a sister Magdaline Szczerba, of Mount Union; a brother John Sweatlock, of Texas, and many other beloved nephews, nieces, and cousins and friends.
Joseph graduated from Mount Union High School and then served in the United States Air Force. He worked for Roadway Express as a Dock Worker for many years until his retirement. Joseph enjoyed playing basketball, watching the Pittsburg Steelers and the Penn State Nittany Lions, and any chance he had to vacation and deep-sea fish in South Carolina. Joseph will always be remembered for his great sense of humor.
Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
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