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Joseph Halliday

Obituary of Joseph D. Halliday

Joseph D. Halliday Allegany, NY Joseph D. Halliday, 59, of 3419 N. 7th St., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (December 31, 2019) at home. Born May 9, 1960 in Olean, he was the son of Francis J. "Doc" and Frances F. Ferry Halliday. Joseph attended Olean High School and worked for Stroehmann's Bakery in Olean and then worked construction in the shipyards of Norfolk, VA and construction in the Allegany area. In his earlier years, he enjoyed being active as a volunteer for the Allegany Fire Department and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was well known for his sense of humor. He loved his granddaughters and was lovingly referred to as Papa Joe. He is survived by his loving companion Ronna LaForge of Allegany; 2 daughters Amanda Bradley of Hinsdale and Michelle (Kyle) George of Allegany; 3 granddaughters Lily and Leah Bradley of Hinsdale and Mila George of Allegany; 7 brothers Francis Halliday of Vantage, WA, Charles (Mary) Halliday of Oxford, AL, Ronald (Stacy) Halliday of Olympia, WA, Gerald (Debbie) Halliday of Duke Center, PA, George Halliday of Maiden, NC, Elmer Halliday of Allegany and Neal Halliday of Olean; 6 sisters Mildred Halliday of Maiden, NC, Patricia Wilcox of Melbourne, FL, Frances August of Henderson, MD, Lillian Davis of Arcata, CA, Mary (Jan) Halliday of Smyrna, DE and Jenn (Scott) Easton of Coudersport, PA and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother-in-law Paul Wilcox. Friends will be received on Monday from 4-7pm at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, 3128 W. State Rd. Olean. Visitation will continue on Tuesday (January 7, 2019) from 2-3pm in the funeral home. A funeral service will begin at 3pm. Rev. David Tourville, associate pastor of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels, will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the McKean County SPCA, 80 Glenwood Ave, Bradford, PA 16701. Online condolences may be expressed at oleanfuneralhome.com.