Mr. Joseph James Laufer

joseph laufer

September 2, 1947 ~ March 2, 2022

Born in: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Resided in: Arlington, Texas

Joseph James Laufer, 74, of Arlington, TX went to be with his Heavenly Father on Tuesday March 2, 2022. Joe was born in Pittsburgh, PA to James Anthony and Patricia Ann Laufer on September 2, 1947. He was the proud son of a marine and moved from the east coast all the way out to Hawaii and back growing up. He graduated from South Hill Catholic High School in 1965 and attended St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA where he obtained a Degree in Accounting in 1969 while playing basketball and baseball for the University.

Joe married his high school sweetheart Mary Annys Laufer in December of 1968 and they had 4 daughters.

Joe enjoyed a career in Accounting in the Airline Catering Industry, working for Marriott Host Corporation, American Airlines, and LSG Sky Chefs where he retired from in December of 2004.

Joe was an avid lover of sports and enjoyed playing baseball and basketball from childhood forward. He liked to travel and cruise, enjoyed singing in the church choir, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Joe was preceded in death by his father James Anthony Laufer, mother Patricia Ann Laufer, and daughter Jennifer Rebecca Kough-Milsk.

Joe is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Annys Laufer; daughters Kelly Lewis and husband Jack, Erin Warmus and husband Brett, and Stephanie Woods and husband Vincent; grandchildren Andrew Kough, Gabrielle Kough, Emma Warmus, Hannah Kough, Megan Warmus, Zachary Woods, Katherine Woods, and Zyler Warmus; great-grandson Ryder Kough; brothers Jack Laufer, Paul Laufer, and Mark Laufer; sisters Teresa Boyce and Peggy Piurkowsky; and several nieces and nephews.

The family request memorials In Lieu of Flowers to be made to Meals on Wheels of Tarrant Co

His Memorial Mass will be Saturday March 12, 2022 at Most Blessed Sacrament Church at 10:00am at 2100 N. Davis Blvd, Arlington, TX 76012 with a luncheon afterwards at the church.


Funeral Mass: March 12, 2022 10:00 am

Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
2100 N Davis Dr
Arlington, TX 76012

(817) 460-2751

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  1. My heart just breaks for such a loss. Besides being a great big brother, one of the kindest, most gentle souls ever. I love and miss you Joe💔

  2. Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband and father. Our prayers remain with you.

  3. CandleImagePrayers for peace and comfort as your family travels the road of grief. You all will remain in our prayers.

    The Zamarripa Family
    Bert, Stacy, Sara & Emma

  4. We are so saddened and pray for Annys and the family. We hope the many fond memories of joyful times together with Joe will comfort you in this difficult time.

  5. Praying God‘s love, peace and comfort be with you and your family at this time of sorrow.

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