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Joseph D. Pence

Obituary for Joseph D. Pence

March 28, 1942 - October 29, 2018
Greenwood, Indiana | Age 76


Joseph D. Pence

After a long battle with cancer, Joseph "Joe" Pence, 76, of Greenwood, passed away on Monday, October 29th, surrounded by his family. Joe was born on March 28, 1942 in LaPorte, Indiana. He was a field service bioengineer for Instrumental Laboratories for 22 years. Joe was a history buff who loved to read and made frequent visits to his local library. He was an avid collector of classic cars and his favorite place to spend time was in his home theatre room where he could often be found watching his extensive movie collection. Joe's quick wit and sense of humor brought joy to anyone who knew him.

Joe is survived by the love of his life Kathleen "Kathy" Pence, his son, Joseph A. Pence and his wife Wendy of Indianapolis, IN, daughter, Christine McKeown of London, England, son, Mark A. Pence and his late wife Jamie of Indianapolis, IN and his daughter, Amy Benson and her husband John of Boston, MA. He is also survived by his 5 grandchildren, Andrew Pence, Cody and Maddy Pence, and Ryan and Erin Benson. He leaves behind an extensive family on the east coast as well as a few very special close friends and neighbors. He was preceded in death by his parents Melvin and Hazel Pence.

A celebration of Joe's life will be held 4:00 PM, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel 481 W. Main Street, Greenwood, with a visitation from 2:00 until service time.

Memorial contributions can be made in Joe's name to the Franciscan Hospice House 8414 Franciscan Lane, Indianapolis, IN 46237.

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