Joseph Arthur Francis Vavra, 79, of Port Orange, FL passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 surrounded by family.
Fondly known as Joe by family and friends, Joe was born on October 27, 1939 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania to the late Joseph A. Vavra and Irene (Vojtko) Vavra.
Joe was a United States Army veteran and had also been employed by both the Nestle and Kellogg corporations as a food and beverage salesman. After retiring, Joe moved to Florida to enjoy retired life. In retirement, Joe enjoyed cruises, going to flea markets, and his 1966 Chevrolet Corvette.
Joe leaves behind his life partner, Janis Daugherty Outland, a daughter Amy Jo (Vavra) Kaminski and her husband Jim, a brother Richard A. Vavra and his wife Nancy, a sister Betty Jane (Vavra) Walters, a grandchild Ella Kaminski, nieces Michelle Vavra Beldotti and her husband Lou and Lynn Guy, nephews Richard A. Vavra, Jr. and his wife Roni Sue, Keith Vavra and his husband Darren Moseley, and Michael Walters, great nephews Brandon Payson, Kody Vavra, and Kyle Vavra, and a great niece Amanda Davis.
There will be no visitation or service.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to either the Shriner’s Hospital or the American Cancer Society.