Joseph Pelan

Obituary of Joseph E. Pelan

Pelan, Joseph E., 74, of Egg Harbor Township, passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021, after a courageous battle. Joseph was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1947 and raised in Maple Shade, NJ. Joseph was a proud veteran and served in the United States Navy on the Essex-class aircraft carrier the USS Oriskany (CV-34) from 1968 – 1972. He worked for 30 years at B.L. England Generating Station in Beesley’s Point, NJ as a Stationary Engineer. Joseph was a loving husband and father who is survived by his loving wife Wilma of 32 years; his beloved children Joseph C. (Jamie), Curtis W. (Anton), Jamie M. (Rob); and adored grandchildren William, Vivian and Joseph T. Joseph is preceded in death by his parents Joseph G. and Betty J. Pelan. A Memorial Service will be celebrated for Joseph E. Pelan at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 27, 2021 at Godfrey Funeral Home, 4008 English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ, 08234. Masks are preferred. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to: The Humane Society of Ocean City, P.O. Box 1254, 1 Shelter Rd, Ocean City, NJ 08226. Condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Friday, August 27, 2021
The Godfrey Funeral Home
4008 English Creek Avenue
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States
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