Joseph Brady, 79, of New Windsor, died October 16, 2012, at home with his family by his side.
He was born March 31, 1933, in Bronx, where he spent his childhood, to parents Aloyius and Gertrude Brady.
Joseph served as an Army corporal for two years during the Korean War. He was an artillery mechanic attached to the 82nd Triple A 2nd Division and the 82nd Triple A 7th Division.
He married Peggy Schnorr in 1958 at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church. They lived in Bronx until 1969, when they moved to Thiells in Rockland County. In 2005, he and Peggy moved to New Windsor in Orange County.
He worked for 50 years before retiring in 2005. His greatest enjoyment was time he spent at his hunting club. He also loved New England and made many trips there, along with newly discovered enjoyable cruises.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy; a daughter, Kathy Hannon and her husband, John; a son, Michael and his wife, Tara, eight grandchildren, Matthew, Billy and Ryan Hannon, Brendan, Amanda and Molly Brady, and M.J. and Kristen Legeyt; two great-grandchildren, Collin Brady and Olivia Hannon; a niece, Patricia Legeyt; and three nephews, Chris McGinnis, Robert Senk and Brian McGinnis.
He was preceded in death by a son, Billy, in 1982.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Oct. 20 at St. Gregory Barbarigo Parish, 21 Cinder Rd., in Garnerville. Burial with military honors followed in Cemetery of the Ascension, 650 Saddle River Rd., in Monsey.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions on Joseph’s behalf may be sent to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.