He was married to the late Corinne (Knox) (Corey) Bartkovick who died in November 2011.
Born in New York City, NY, he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth Bartkovick. He graduated from New York City Public Schools with the class of 1950.
He proudly served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict.
Joseph retired in 1992 from the Commissary at Hanscom A.F.B.
He was a member of Dunstable Evangelist Congregational Church.
Joseph enjoyed WW II history.
He is survived by one stepson, Robert Corey of Groveton, NH; two stepdaughters, Sandra Clarke of Ayer, MA and Pamela O’Connor and her husband, Adrian Knyff of Hollis, NH; one niece, Christa Rinehan of RI; eight step grandchildren; three step great grandchildren and one step great-great granddaughter.
He was the brother of the late William Bartkovick of Chelmsford, who died in 2003.
The family would like to thank the dedicated staff at Sunny Acres for the care they gave to Joe.
Wake Fri. from 10 to 11A.M. Funeral services at 11A.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA. Burial in the Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the Sunny Acres Activity Fund, 254 Billerica Rd., Chelmsford, MA 01824. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.