TUCSON, ARIZ. — ORLETSKY – Gregory “Harry,” 90, Tucson, Ariz., passed away peacefully Oct. 9, 2012. Born Oct. 24, 1921, in East Conemaugh, son of Kuzma and Pearl (Hrynko) Orletsky. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John, Andrew, Anthony and Paul; and sister, Mary Kush. He is survived by his sisters, Alice, wife of Jerry Zemcik, and Dorothy Rumburg, all of Tucson, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Harry was a graduate of East Conemaugh High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II. Harry retired from Bethlehem Steel, where he was employed in the Wheel Plant. He was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling and living in the South- west. At Harry’s request, there will be no public viewing. Family and friends are invited to attend a burial service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Orthodox Cemetery, the Very Rev. Arch- priest George Johnson. Military rites will be conducted by Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team. The family is being served by the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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