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Aug. 26, 1925 – Sept. 3, 2013

Joseph J. Jantschi, formerly of Snyder, died Tuesday in Harris Hill Nursing Home Facility, Lancaster. He was 88.

Born in Rochester, he graduated from Webster High School in 1944. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Air Forces at Keesler Air Base, Biloxi, Miss.

Mr. Jantschi was employed as a district sales manager for John Morrell Foods in Buffalo and previously with Tobin Packing Co. in Hornell, retiring in 1987.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Margaret; a daughter, Kathleen Callahan; and two sons, Stephen and Mike.

The funeral service will be private.