Joseph W. Schrecengost (1929 - 2019)

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Joseph W. Schrecengost
1929 - 2019
updated February 21, 2020
Joseph W. Schrecengost was born around September 9, 1929 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. He was born to William Merch Schrecengost and Blanche Louella Rau, with siblings Martha, Marie, and Frederick. He married Glenda Wiser on August 16, 1957. Joseph died on May 30, 2019 at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital, Kittanning, Pennsylvania at age 89.


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Joseph W. Schrecengost

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Joseph Schrecengost was born in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania United States 16201


Joseph Schrecengost died on at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital, in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania United States 16201

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There is no cause of death listed for Joseph.

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at Lawn Haven Burial Estates, 1290 Butler Road, in Worthington, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania United States 16262



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American. He lived all his life in Armstrong County,Pennsylvania


Joseph and his wife Glenda attended St.Luke's Church of Christ in Kittanning/Armstrong County,Pennsylvania.

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Unknown. Did Joseph move a lot? Where was his last known location?


Joseph graduated from Kittanning High School in Kittanning/Armstrong County,Pennsylvania


Joseph was a Draftsman by trade,He worked for the Armstrong County Courthouse in Kittanning and worked for Roy E.Jones Gas & Grill,Sam Jack and Amthor Steel before retiring in 2000.

Personal Life & Organizations

Joseph belonged to Lodge #805 of the Free & Accepted Masons, Joseph was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was also in the Syria Shriner's and the New Castle Consistory,Kittanning Masonic Temple Assocation and the Hillbilly Clan. He was also a member of St.Luke's Church of Christ in Kittanning/Armstrong County,Pennsylvania.
Joseph enjoyed Snowmobiles,Motorcycles,and hunting.

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Joseph was in the U.S. Army from 1953-1956

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Joseph W. Schrecengost Family Tree

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William Merch Schrecengost
Aug 29, 1887 - Nov 19, 1963
Kittanning, PA, United States
Blanche Louella Rau
Apr 5, 1892 - Mar 26, 1950
Kittanning, PA, United States



Joseph W. Schrecengost & Glenda La Rue (Wiser) Schrecengost

August 16, 1957


Glenda La Rue (Wiser) Schrecengost
Jan 8, 1937 - Sep 16, 2017
Kittanning, PA, United States


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Joseph W. Schrecengost died on May 30, 2019 at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital, Kittanning, Pennsylvania at 89 years of age. He was buried in Lawn Haven Burial Estates, Worthington, Pennsylvania. He was born around September 9, 1929 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. He was born to William Merch Schrecengost and Blanche Louella Rau, with siblings Martha, Marie, and Frederick. Joseph married Glenda Wiser on August 16, 1957.
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1929 - 2019 World Events

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In 1929, in the year that Joseph W. Schrecengost was born, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1930, by the time he was merely 1 year old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1963, when he was 34 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1971, when he was 42 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1992, by the time he was 63 years old, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Barbara Jeanne (MaClean) Schrecengost
Aug 25, 1931 - Dec 12, 1988
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Mar 29, 1918 - Jun 22, 2003

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