Joshua Stephen Winkelbauer, age 34, of Waterford, passed away of natural causes at home on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
Josh was born in Erie on June 30, 1983, the son of Robert J. Winkelbauer and the late Bernadette M. Matusik Winkelbauer. He graduated from Fort LeBoeuf High School and worked for the past 13 years at the Gertrude Barber Center Workshop West. He loved watching Scooby Doo and anything “pirate”! Josh enjoyed dressing up as a pirate and attending the ESO dances. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Joshua was a very happy individual and was deeply grieving the loss of his mother who died? February 9, 2017.
He is survived by his loving family, his father Robert Winkelbauer, his sister Sheila Proudfoot of Maryland, and his brother Philip Winkelbauer. He also has a large extended family and many friends.
Visiting hours will be at Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford on Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. There will be a funeral mass at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Edinboro on Wednesday, May 30th at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Daniel R. Hoffman officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Valley Cemetery.