Joseph J. Kasprzewski, 68, of Reading, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 5:30 PM in Reading Hospital after a two year battle with cancer in which he fought until the end. He was the husband of Sherryl A. Kasprzewski. Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Joseph Francis Kasprzewski and Mary Rose Fialkowski. He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School and served in the United States Marine Corp during Vietnam as a Corporal and was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was employed by Glidden Paints in Reading for 38 years. In addition to his wife Sherryl, Mr. Kasprzewski is survived by his children Dena Dietrich of Mount Penn; Traci Wilson of Mohnton; Cynthia Martinez of Fredericksburg, Virginia and Brett Speece of Exeter Township along with his 10 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and his loving dog Blu. Interment will be held privately by the family. Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, 444 North 9th Street, Reading is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.whelanschwartz.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to The American Cancer Society, 498 Bellevue Avenue, Reading PA 19605.