Mr. Joseph Michael Begley of Fairfax, VA passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Joe was born in Pittston, PA son of the late Walter J. and Hilda (Welsch) Begley. He was a resident of Chantilly and Vienna, Virginia since 1970. Joe is survived by his wife of 53 years, Grace (Cuellar) Begley, and sons Joseph Walter, and his daughter Delaney Catherine, Mountain Top, PA, Michael Christopher,. and wife Anne (Jenson), and their children Joseph Michael, Daniel John and Claire Anne of Divide, CO, Brian John of Reston, VA, a brother John F. Begley and wife Elaine (Davis) Pittston, PA, sister-in-law Dorothy (Wilson) Begley Christiana PA. Many nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews survive him.
He was preceded in death by, sister Rosemarie Clarke, her husband William F. Clarke, and nephew William Clarke all of Phoenixville PA, brother Walter J. Begley, Jr. and his first wife Inge, Christiana, PA and their daughter Cathy and son-in-law David Lee Czetli, and his sister Ann C. Rehm and her husband Michael J. Rehm, Pittston, PA.
Joe retired from the Central IntelligenceAgency’s Office of Communications in November of 1990. After, he workedas a communications contractor for the National Geospatial-Intellegence Agency in Reston, VA for 11 years.
The family will receive friends at the Adams Green Funeral Home Herndon, VA on Friday, August 16th from 6 pm to 8pm with mass of Christian burial on Saturday, August 17 at 11 am at St. Veronica Catholic Church, 3460 Centreville Rd, Chantilly, VA. Joe will be buried at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, PA. The ceremony will be conducted at 1:30 pm on Monday, August 19, 2019.
Joe is a member St. Veronica’s Catholic Church in Chantilly, VA. He enjoyed his family, computers, woodworking, travel, and researching family genealogy. He is a peacetime veteran of the U.S. Army and the 109thInfantry 28th Division of the Pennsylvania National Guard. Memorial donations may be made to The Oblates of St. Francis DeSales, 1120 Blue Ball Rd, Childs, MD 21916, or St. Veronica’s Catholic Church, 3460 Centreville Rd, Chantilly, VA 20151. https://www.oblates.org/give-online, https://membership.faithdirect.net/VA92.