Brandy “BG” Marie Joseph Obituary

August 3, 2017 Obituary

Brandy Marie "BG" Joseph, Warren, Ohio - obit

WARREN, Ohio – Brandy Marie Joseph, 37, of Warren, entered into eternal life on Thursday, August 3, 2017 in Warren.

Brandy was born on October 28, 1979 in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Robert Stephen and Eva M. McNally Joseph and was a lifelong area resident.

Affectionately known as “BG” by her family and friends, Brandy was a 1997 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School.

Brandy was baptized and was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, where she was a member of GOYA and attended Greek School.

She enjoyed the challenge of puzzle books and enjoyed playing a good game of Yahtzee.

“BG” was proud of her appearance always making sure that her make-up and hair were done to perfection, enabling her family to crown her “The Princess” of the family. Brandy’s greatest accomplishment in life were her children and granddaughter. She was very proud to be their mom.

Brandy will be sadly missed by her mother, Eva (Robert Dorsey) Joseph, with whom she made her home; her yia yia, Antonette “Toni” Graham McNally of Warren; her paternal grandmother, Lorna Berey Adkins of Niles; her five children, who were the love of her life, Andrew M. (Brittany) Colbert, Nina M. Colbert, Marcus A. Washington, Elizabeth M. Washington and Joseph S. Washington and a granddaughter, Alieyah T. Colbert, all of Warren. She will also be missed by her siblings, Gust A. Joseph of Warren, Robert M. (Treasur) Joseph of Warren, Lorna A. Joseph of Andover, Bethaney C. (Amanda) Joseph of Warren and Skylar J. Joseph of Warren as well as by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Brandy was preceded in death by her father; her paternal grandfather, Michael Joseph and her maternal grandfather, James R. McNally.

A funeral service, with Fr. Constantine Valantasis officiating, will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 11 in St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High St. NE, Warren.

Family will receive friends from 10:00 – 10:50 a.m. on Friday, August 11 at the church prior to the service.

Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.

As a sign of sympathy and condolence, the family suggests that memorial contributions take the form of donations in Brandy’s name to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High St. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

Caring and Professional Arrangements for the Joseph family are under the direction of the Sinchak & Kaszowski Funeral Home, 330-392-5691. Family and Friends may visit to share online condolences to the Joseph family.

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A television tribute will air Wednesday, August 9 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.