Joseph P. Zeilman age 56, of Mantua Twp. passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at home. Born in Philadelphia to the late Frances "Big Frank" Zeilman and Patricia (nee Campbell), he was raised in "Sewell" Mantua Twp. Joe graduated from Clearview Regional High School Class of 1984. He owned his own business, Joe Zeilman Construction and was a member of the Westville Grove VFW #2174. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, boating, and hanging around his friends. Most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Bernice A. Zeilman (nee Ledrich), his son, Raymond Kilborn (Tiffany), two daughters, Dallas Snyder (Dave), and Dana Zeilman (Dylan), five grandchildren, Savannah, Scarlett, David, Annabella, and Minnie, siblings, Pete, Mike (Judy), Kathy (Perry), Trish (Keith), Mark (Joan), Sam (Donna), and Rob (Michelle deceased), his father-in-law, Frederick Ledrich, many nieces, & nephews, and his dog, Bull. Joe was also predeceased by his siblings, John Zeilman (Dawn), Fran Zeilman (Joanne), Phil Zeilman (Michelle), sister-in-law, Michelle Zeilman, and his mother-in-law, Bernice Ledrich.
Family and Friends may visit from 6 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, April 28th and from 9:30 am to 11 am on Friday, April 29th at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Mantua, NJ where a funeral service will be held at 11 am. Burial will follow at Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro, NJ. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com