Joseph Matthew Unger, Jr.

Joseph Matthew Unger, Jr.


Joseph Matthew “Joey” Unger, Jr., age 61, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at War Memorial Hospital.

Born April 17, 1961 in Winchester, Va., he was the son of Joseph Matthew Unger, Sr. and the late Loretta Marie Richmond Unger.

Joey was a Christian. He was a graduate. He retired in 2019 after 13 years of service with the United States Postal Service as a rural carrier. In earlier years Joey worked in carpentry and masonry. Joey enjoyed riding motorcycles, tinkering with cars, playing the guitar, laughing, smiling and loved spending time with his grandbabies.

Joey is survived by his wife 25 years, Loretta Carol Somers Unger, at home, his children, Michael Jamison of Berkeley Springs, Zebadiah Unger of Martinsburg and Ryan Unger of McConnellsburg, Pa., two sisters, Vicky Unger of Berkeley Springs and Shirley Barton of Stephens City, Va., seven grandchildren, Riley, Hannah, Kennedi, Korbyn, Ella, Levi and Lilah and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 17 at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., where the family received friends from 11 a.m. until services time. Burial was in Mahne’s Chapel Cemetery.

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