BON AIR — HUTSKY – Francis J. “Hank,” 90, Bon Air, went to be with the Lord Jan. 18, 2013, at Windber Hospice. He was born July 15, 1922, in St. Michael, son of the late Charles and Edna (Boyle) Hutsky. Preceded in death by his wife, Anne I. (Ponczek) Hutsky, and siblings, Charles, Paul, Ann, Agnes and Mary Lou. He is survived by his loving children, Eugene (Eleanor) Hutsky, Bellefonte, Pa.; Diane (Edward) Michura, Beech Creek, Pa.; Michael Hutsky, Ashburn, Va.; and Joan (D. Scott) Laukhuff, Beech Creek, Pa.; grandchildren, Katie (David) Petersen, Linden, Pa.; Dana Laukhuff, State College; and Jon Laukhuff, Milesburg, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Hank was a graduate of Forest Hills High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II in the infantry. Hank retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., where he worked in the Rod and Wire Division as a millwright. He was a member of St. Barnabas Catholic Church. Hank enjoyed fishing at Pine Dam and going to yard sales. He especially loved mowing his yard and Sunday meals with his entire family. At Hank’s request there will be no public viewing. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2013, at St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Father Robert Ruston. Inurnment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, with military rites conducted by Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team. The family is being served by the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Contributions may be directed to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963 in memory of Francis. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
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Doris Marjorie Cooper
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Beverly J. Hoover
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