Joseph P. “Horse” Womer, Sr.

Joseph P. Womer, Sr.Joseph P. “Horse” Womer, Sr. age 53 of 146 N. Second St., Girardville passed Tuesday at his residence.

Born in Pottsville on February 1, 1959 he was the son of the late Raymond and Mary Coldren Womer.

Joseph was a graduate of St. Clair High School Class of 1978.

Horse was the owner and operator of the Jiffy Mart & Horseshoe Amusements both of Girardville.

He was an active member of various social and civic organizations in the Girardville area.

Surviving are two sons Joseph P. Womer, Jr. and Austin R. Womer both of Mar Lin; two daughters Kelly Cortes of Jacksonville, NC and Tia Caruso of Pottsville; one brother Harry Haldeman of Skippack; three sisters, Mary Womer Purcell and Barbara Tokarick both of Shenandoah and Dorothy Schane of Richmond, VA; grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

HorseshoeScripture services will be held on Saturday at 12:00 noon from Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.  Rev. Edward B. Connolly will officiate.

Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Saturday morning from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon.  There will be no calling hours on Friday evening.

Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.  For additional information or to leave a condolence for the family, please visit

Joseph P. “Horse” Womer, Sr. Has 2 Condolences Posted:

  1. wendy enloe says:

    Joe you always had a smile and a joke for everyone. You always had me laughing. You sponsored t-ball (jiffy joe), amongst that you helped others in town. It was too soon for you to pass, but only the good die young. Razor is happy and well taken care of, I have his vet appointment set up and his nueter appointment. He sleeps with me every night, and has 7 walks a day lol. We play in my backyard for hours, and Mindy and Melisse walk and visit him every day and night. He’s doing great, And I wouldn’t have it any other way, I know he was your baby, and he still is. I told Razor your looking down on him and he understood. Your in our prayers WE love and miss ya Jiffy joe!!!!!

  2. Mark A. Morse says:

    Joe ( HORSE ) you were a close and dear friend of mine for many, many years after I moved to Cumbola. I am still having trouble believing that this has actually happened. You have left your mark on this earth and will be missed by everyone you have ever met.

    My Dear Friend in Life and Death,
    Mark (MOOSE) Morse