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Anthony P. Joseph, a retired printer for The Buffalo Evening News, died Monday (Dec. 24, 1990) in Cocoa Beach, Fla. He was 70.

Joseph, a resident of the City of Tonawanda, was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was stationed in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during the war. He was a member of Tonawanda Post No. 264, American Legion.

Joseph went to work for Moore Business Forms after the war and began at The News in 1953 in the stereotype department. He retired in 1979 when the newspaper made the switch from hot-metal type to photo composition.

He is survived by his wife, Eva; two daughters, Nancy Durkin of Syracuse and Mary Beth Smith of Richmond, Va.; a son, Peter A. of Indianapolis, and five grandchildren.

Funeral services here will be announced later.

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