He was born to John and Ester Fodor of Carteret, New Jersey on May 24, 1934. He was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.
He joined the Army at the age of 17 during the Korean War. He served as a corporal in the medical division from 1951-1954. He was stationed in Heidelberg, Germany.
He retired as a maintenance foreman at ASARCO. He was a volunteer EMS, a member of the Masons, and a member of the Pioneer Gun Club, a member of Trinity Fellowship, and a volunteer at the Bethesda Outreach Program.
He is survived by his daughter, MaryAnn Anderwald; a son, Raymond Fodor; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Shriners Hospital for Children, 6977 Main St., Houston, Texas 77030, in memory of Joseph Fodor.