Joel Jon Pockalnik
July 30, 1937 – July 1, 2020
Joel Jon Pockalnik, age 82, entered into rest on July 1, 2020 in Houston, Texas. He was born July 30, 1937 in York, Pennsylvania, to the late Ruth Andrews and Joseph Pockalnik.
Joel loved traditional church organ music. He was employed by Eastern Airlines for 29 years serving the “whisperliner Jet” along side his long time friend Adan Longoria. Joel was very social and enjoyed the company of his many friends. He never lacked for gatherings, intimate or grand.
His memory will be cherished by his nephew, Kevin S. Pockalnik; amongst 4 other nieces and nephews; roommate, Joel Gonzalez; his very best friend, Felipe D. Coronado, and adoptive family The Martinez’. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Jack Pockalnik and John Pockalnik and parents Ruth Andrews and Joseph Pockalnik.
A graveside service for Joel on Monday, July 6, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Brookside Memorial Park, 13747 Eastex Freeway, Houston, TX 77039.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.brooksidefuneralhomelauder.com for the Pockalnik family.
Monday, July 6, 2020