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Joseph C. Bashar Jr.
August 27, 1955 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Joseph C Bashar Jr. 68 of Enola passed away on Friday, January 19, 2024, in Holy Spirit Hospital. He was born in Harrisburg. The son of Betty Harshman Bashar and the late Joseph C. Bashar Sr. He served his country in the United States Army and then the Pennsylvania Army National Guard the 28th Inf. Div. Artillery.
He continued to serve his community as a life member of the Enola Fire Company #3. He was always around the firehouse offering a helping hand and was very active in the day-to-day operations. Joe joined the fire company in 1981. Some of the offices he held through his 42 years of dedicated service in the former West Enola Fire Company and the current fire company were Deputy Chief, Fire Chief, President, Trustee, and Chief Engineer. He also enjoyed working on crossword puzzles. Joe was a good guy and a true friend, always having fun wherever he went.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two cousins to whom he was especially close Keith Harshman and Amy Nelson, an Uncle, numerous other cousins, friends, and his Fire Company family.
All services will be held on Tuesday, January 30, 2024. Family and friends are invited to attend a viewing from 9-11 am at Richardson Funeral Home LLC (29 S Enola Drive, Enola PA, 17025) with a funeral service to follow. Joe’s committal service will be held at 1 pm at Fort Indiantown Gap. In memory of Joe’s life, the family asks that any charitable donations be made in his name to Enola Fire Company #3 (118 Chester Rd, Enola, PA, 17025).