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Joseph Carl Binder

Joseph Carl Binder, 89, of Jim Thorpe and formerly of Northampton, died June 11, 2022, at Phoebe Home, Allentown.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Joseph J. Binder and Mary (Kosits) Binder Tomol.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Army and was a helicopter mechanic during the Korean conflict.

He was a factory worker for many years at Tarkett, Whitehall, until he retired.

He was a member of the Mauch Chunk Rod and Gun Club, Jim Thorpe American Legion Post 945 and the Nesquehoning Sokol Club.

He is survived by two daughters, Christine Hutchinson and husband John and Susan Rex; two sons, Joseph J. and Michael and his wife Leslie; two brothers, Alfred and William and his wife Sherrie; eight grandchildren, CPT Sean P. Hutchinson and wife Alexandra, Dr. Alicia Kunkle and husband Gregory, Timothy Rex, Christopher Rex, Matthew Rex, Joseph W. Binder, Kyle Binder and Christina Binder; and two great-grandchildren, Braden and Hadley Hutchinson.

He was predeceased by a brother, John W. Binder.

Contributions may be made to Phoebe Home, 1925 W. Turner St., Allentown, 18104; or to Carbon County Friends of Animals, 77 W. 13th St., Jim Thorpe, 18220.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.