Joseph R Hems Obituary
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With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Joseph R Hems of Piscataway, New Jersey, born in Bayonne, New Jersey, who passed away on October 10, 2021. Leave a sympathy message to the family on the memorial page of Joseph R Hems to pay them a last tribute. You may also light a candle in honor of Joseph R Hems.
He was predeceased by : his parents, Robert Hems and Willamina Hems (Henderson); his wife Harriet Hems (Oldinsky); and his daughter Bernice Joan Hems. He is survived by : his children, Harriet Hems Wright (James H. Wright) of North Brunswick, Christine Diem (Jeffrey Diem) of Kingwood and Peter Hems of Asbury Park; and his grandchildren, Harrison James Wright, Joseph Hems Wright, Ashley Elizabeth Diem and Christopher James Diem.
Visitation was held on Monday, October 18th 2021 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Selover Funeral Home (555 Georges Rd, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902). A prayer was held on Tuesday, October 19th 2021 at 9:15 AM at the same location. A mass was held on Tuesday, October 19th 2021 at 10:00 AM at the Our Lady of Peace R. C. Church (325 Harding Ave, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902).
He was elected National Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart for 1991-1992 and served as a director of the National Foundation for the Military Order of the Purple Heart.