In Loving

Joseph John Baysura

December 19, 1956 – May 2, 2024

Joseph John Baysura, of Mineral, Virginia, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2024. Joseph (also lovingly called Jay or Joe) grew up in Pennsylvania and was widely known as a proud “Yinzer” and Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates fan. Joe was an avid golfer, lover of the ocean, and was widely known for wearing his Hawaiian shirts to any event he could. Joseph proudly served in the Navy for four years before receiving an honorable discharge and went to school for IT, a field he continued to work in for over 30 years. He is preceded in death by his father, Andrew Baysura and mother, Pearl Baysura. He is survived by his two children whom he was dearly devoted to and proud of, Anna Chandler (Jason) and Andrew Baysura; his two sisters, Linda Mueller (Doc), Kim Leroy (Bryan); and one brother, Andrew Baysura. He is also survived by his beloved nieces, Renee, Danyale, and Rebecca; along with many grand-nephews.

A Funeral Liturgy of the Byzantine faith will be held  at 10am on Friday, May 31, 2024 at the Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church (114 Palace Ln., Williamsburg, VA 23185), with military honors and reception to follow. Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, as it was a charity Joe actively supported and loved.

Funeral Liturgy of the Byzantine Faith


Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church

114 Palace Ln.

Williamsburg, VA 23185


Friday, May 31, 2024


10:00 AM

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