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MUDD, JOSEPH ELLERT, 73, of Louisville, passed away Sunday at his home. He was a native of Lebanon, Ky, a retired employee for Phillip Morris USA and a member of St. Athanasius Catholic Church. Joe's early years were spent on the family farm in Lebanon. He was a deeply religious man, having formerly served the Congregation of the Resurrectionists, by serving at St. Cecilia and Resurrection Churches in Louisville, and at the Cathedral of St. Theresa in Bermuda. He built several grottos in honor of the Blessed Mother. His hobbies included typesetting, photography, oil painting and music, being quite accomplished on several instruments. Joe Ellert always welcomed a challenge and shared everything he had with all. Joe Ellert was preceded in death by his parents, Charles R. Mudd Sr. and Mary Helena Spalding Mudd, and two sisters, Hazel Marie Thompson and Helen Ann Mudd. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Patricia Marirea Mudd; his siblings, Joseph Victor Mudd Sr. (Pauline) of Lebanon, Clarissa Kelly and Leonard D. Mudd Sr. (Louise), all of Bardstown, Ky, Dolores Ann Thomson (Francis) and Frances Benita Riney (Larry Sr.) all of Owensboro, Ky, Sister Susan Mary Mudd of Mount St. Joseph at Maple Mount, Ky, Charles Robert Mudd, Jr. of Lebanon, Mary Magdalene Hayden (Patrick Sr.) and Mary Dianne Simi (Victor) all of Lexington, Ky, and Joseph Lawrence Mudd (Brenda) of Louisville and several nieces and nephews. His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at his church, 5915 Outer Loop, with burial in St. Charles Church Cemetery in St. Mary, Ky. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Ratterman & Sons, 3800 Bardstown Rd., and after 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Mary. Memorial gifts may be made to St. Charles Cemetery Fund.
Another obituary was in The Lebanon Enterprise, Wednesday, 6-08-2005.
JOSEPH ELLERT MUDD, 73, Louisville, died May 29, 2005, at his home. Born in Lebanon, Mudd was an employee of Phillip Morris and member of St. Athanasius Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Charles R. Mudd Sr. and Mary Helena Spalding Mudd; and two sisters, Hazel Marie Thompson and Helen Ann Mudd. Survivors include: his wife, Patricia Marirea Mudd; four brothers, Joseph Victor Mudd Sr. and Charles Robert Mudd Jr., both of Lebanon, Leonard D. Mudd Sr. of Bardstown and Joseph Lawrence Mudd of Louisville; and six sisters, Clarissa Kelly of Bardstown, Dolores Ann Thomson and Frances Benita Riney, both of Owensboro, Sister Susan Mary Mudd of Mount St. Joseph at Maple Mount and Mary Magdalene Hayden and Mary Dianne Simi, both of Lexington. A funeral Mass was held June 2 at St. Athanasius Catholic Church in Louisville with burial in St. Charles Church Cemetery, St. Mary. Active pallbearers were Patrick, Benjamin, Nicholas and Tony Mudd, Donald Kelly, Mark Thomson, Patrick Hayden and Nick Knight. Honorary pallbearers were Francis Thomson, Larry Riney Jr., Pat Hayden Sr. and Victor Simi. Memorial donations can be made to the St. Charles Cemetery Fund. Ratterman and Sons Funeral Home, Louisville, was in charge of the arrangements.