Joseph Stanislaus Amarok

 United States

  • Date Of Birth: September 28, 1942
  • Date Of Death: November 28, 2019
  • Resting Place: Anchorage
  • City: Nome
  • State: Alaska

Joseph Stanislaus Amarok was born to Paul and Mary Amarok in Solomon, Alaska.

His family included siblings, Catherine Dickson, Larry, MaryLou, Susie, Margaret, Paul, and Raymond; nieces, Karen and Helen; wife, Rebecca Amarok; daughters, Barbara and Johnna (deceased); grandchildren, Jason, Alyssa, Rhiannon, and William; and great-grandchildren, Tristen, Aleeya, Brandon, Joe, and Meranda.

He grew up in Nome, Alaska, and graduated from Nome High School. Joseph served at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California from Aug. 31, 1961, to Dec. 17, 1965. He received the Rifle Marksman Badge, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and Good Conduct Medal (First award).

He also worked for the Department of Health and Human Services for 10 years; Wein Airlines for 14 years; and the FAA for 25 years. Joseph enjoyed fishing at Chitna, Alaska, clam digging, and blueberry picking and loved spending his downtime with his grandchildren. He is loved by his family and friends.