Joe was at home in the classroom and his love, vitality and enthusiasm for his work inspired his students. Joe was an avid reader and still a student of current events, a “not awful” golfer and a storyteller extraordinaire. At the time of his death he was a member of Houndslake Country Club and the Golf Club at Cedar Creek. He was a communicant of St Mary Help of Christians in Aiken.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Kathleen (nee O’Brien) and two daughters,Kira of Santa Monica CA and Megan of Boston MA. Visiting hours from 2pm to 5pm on Sunday, October 17 at the Cusick Funeral Home, 80 Mountain Ave., Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Monday, October 18 at the Immaculate Conception Church, 35 Mountain Ave., Somerville.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to : the Joseph Poplowski Memorial Basketball Scholarship Fund c/o Bernards High School, 25 Alcott Avenue,
Bernardsville NJ 07924