A Mass of Christian Burial for Elias M. Joseph, a Buffalo businessman who was active in his church, was offered Wednesday in St. John Maron Catholic Church, Amherst.
Burial was in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Williamsville.
Mr. Joseph died unexpectedly last Friday in St. Joseph Hospital, Cheektowaga. He was 75.
Born and educated in Lebanon, Mr. Joseph lived most of his life in the Buffalo area, for many years in Snyder.
He managed Division Tire Corp. and also owned and operated a neighborhood grocery store.
Mr. Joseph was an active member of St. John Maron Church and its Holy Name Society.
Survivors include a sister, Zaine M. of Williamsville, and two brothers, Joseph M. of Detroit and Bakos of Lebanon.