Joseph A. McBride, 66, of Glenolden, retired bank vice president and youth sports coach and referee, died of heart and lung disease Monday, Oct. 15, at home.
Mr. McBride graduated from St. James High School in Chester in 1963. For two years he served in the Army at Fort Benning, Ga. After his discharge, he worked at Household Finance in West Philadelphia, where he met his future wife, Mary Jo O'Mahoney. In 1968, he joined Central Penn National Bank.
While at Central Penn, he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration at night from Widener University.
In the mid-1980s, Mr. McBride joined Bank Leumi Le-Israel in Philadelphia. He stayed with the bank when it was sold to PNC in the late 1990s and became PNC's vice president for commercial lending. He retired in 2011.