Joseph P. McGee, 53, of Dumont, NJ died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Theresa Ann (née Grivas). Devoted father of Cory James McGee. Dear brother of LaNee McShane and her husband Bernie, Jill Lohman and her husband Chris. Cherished nephew of Bill Des Jardin. Loving son-in-law of Carol and Jerry Grivas, and brother-in-law of Tom Grivas and his wife Chrissy, Diane Grivas and her partner Wendy Richmond, and many nieces and nephews.
Joseph was born in Bad Axe, Michigan to Colleen (née Des Jardin) and James McGee. He was a steamfitter with Union 638, New York City for 18 years, and worked for Try-State Mechanical.
He was preceded in death by Colleen and Jim McGee, and brother, Stephen McGee.
A celebration of Joseph’s life will be held on Saturday, February 18th, 3-7 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont. A service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, 6 PM. Cremation was private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; www.stjude.org.