September 29, 1951 - January 7, 2018

Newburgh, NY

Joseph D. Mikita, 66 of Newburgh, entered into rest on Sunday, January 7, 2018. The son of the late John and Anna (Heluska) Mikita, he was born September 29, 1951 in Passaic, NJ.

Joe attended Essex Community College. He was well known as "Joe Getty" and "Joe Texaco", as he was the owner of Joe's Texaco and former owner of Newburgh Brake, Inc. Joe enjoyed fishing with his buddies.

Survivors include his former spouse, Michelle Mikita; daughter, Lorieann Mikita and husband, Michael Zinberg; brothers, Jerry, John and Glen Mikita; granddaughter, Annabella Zinberg; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Daniel Mikita.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 pm on Wednesday, January 10 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, with a service at the funeral home at 8 pm, Father Fernando Hernandez officiating.

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