Joseph Edward Culhane, Sr., age 81 died December 17, 2005 at home. Born in Bristol, PA, Mr. Culhane lived in West Chester and formerly resided in Yeadon. He was a graduate of West Catholic High School for Boys, Class of 1942 and had attended the University of Pennsylvania. He worked in Sales with Murphy Ford in Chester before his retirement. He was a veteran of World War II having served with the U S Army. He was a Master Sergeant and participated in the invasion of Okinawa. He is survived by a son, Joseph E. Culhane, Jr. of West Chester and a granddaughter, Kathleen. He was predeceased by his wife, Doris M. Steward Culhane.