WESSINGER, Joseph Alain

Joe Wessinger died on December 26, 2021 from

complications from COVID-19, the only hurdle he couldn’t overcome. He was born in

Newark, Ohio, July 27, 1966, to Frank and Madelyn (Plain) Wessinger.

Joe attended Northmont Elementary School in Newark and graduated from Northmont High School in Englewood, Ohio. Joe graduated from Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio.

In 2018, Joe married the love of his life Denise Colvin from Xenia, Ohio. Joe worked for many years at Walmart in Athens, Ohio, and most recently at Goodwill in Xenia. Joe was an asset

volunteer for various causes and animal lover.

Joe was a beloved member of the family: nephew of Joan Wallick and Rosalie Ungar, brother of Lisa Eliason (Lenny), uncle of Megan Rhodes (Tiger) and Sam Eliason (Ashley), great-uncle of Max, Julia, Charlotte and Benji, and husband of Denise Colvin. His parents died before him.

Joe will be laid to rest on Friday, December 31, 2021 at the Colvin family plot at Spring Valley Cemetery in Greene County, Ohio, under the direction of Rabbi Elena Stein. Joe’s love for camping comes from his years at Camp Ramah, Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Tikvah Fund at Camp Ramah, Wisconsin, 67 E. Madison Street, Suite 1905,

Chicago, Illinois 60603 or donate online at www.ramahwisconsin.com.