Joseph Edward Atelski


Joseph Edward Atelski, 52, of Terre Haute, passed away Jan. 1, 2019, in his residence. Joe was born Sept. 1, 1966, at St. Anthony Hospital, in Terre Haute, to Andrew T. Atelski and Gwendolyn A. Andrews Atelski.
He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, and was retired as a carpenter and roofing contractor. He had formerly worked for the City of Terre Haute at Highland Lawn and Woodlawn Cemetery as well at Terre Haute Regional Airport. He was an avid NASCAR and Indianapolis 500 fan and enjoyed basketball and was known for being a wisecracker. Most importantly he loved his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Patrick Atelski and Michael Atelski; and a sister, Kathleen Atelski.
He is survived by his brother, Andrew "Tom" Atelski of Terre Haute; and a sister, Brenda Williams and her husband Steve of Terre Haute. He also is survived by a niece, Megan Williams and a nephew, Andy Williams, both of Terre Haute; an uncle, John Atelski; as well as several cousins.
Memorial services will be Saturday Jan. 5, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute. A gathering of family and friends will be from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, that contributions be made to the Terre Haute Humane Shelter, envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at:
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