Joseph Michael Kurey
1940 — 2021
Joseph M. Kurey, described by friends as "Mayor of Sun City Peachtree" in Griffin, GA, peacefully passed from this life, surrounded by loving family, on Sunday, July 11, 2021. Joe was born March 14, 1940, in Charleroi, PA, to Joseph and Mary Kurey. After graduating from Monessen High School in 1958, Joe went on to earn a B.S. from Bethany College in West Virginia in 1962, and then an M.S. from University of Dayton in 1978. While at Bethany, Joe was an elite, multi-sport athlete. Not only was he a starter on the basketball team all four years?where he was named MVP?he was also number one on the tennis team, claiming conference titles for Bethany in both singles and doubles. Joe was named...