Joseph John Beland, Sr., age 84, of Berlin died on Sunday Sept. 29, 2013 at Coastal
Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.
Born in Massachusetts, he is survived by his wife of 61 years, Virginia
Beland ( nee Klima). Also
surviving is his son, Joseph J. Beland, Jr. and his wife Julia of New Freedom,
Pa. , two daughters, Mary Opperhauser and her husband Scott of Street, Md.,
Denise Burdyck and husband Bill of Glyndol, Md., and nine grandchildren,
Jennifer, Amanda, Joshua, Brent, Jordan, Alexandra, Taylor, Matthew and
Mr. Beland was a member of
The American Legion- Boggs – Disharoon #123.
Cremation followed Mr.
Belands death. Burial will be at
Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery in Owings Mills at a later date. In lieu of flowers , donations may be
made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral
Home in Berlin. Expressions of
sympathy may be sent to the family at www.burbagefuneralhome.com