The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

June 16, 2013

George Fedorisko

WINDBER — FEDORISKO – George, 90, Windber, died June 14, 2013, at Windber Hospice. Born May 16, 1923, in Windber, son of the late Paul and Verona (Kornaci) Fedorisko. Preceded in death by wife, Margaret (Kozer) Fedorisko; daughter, Diana; two infant children; and brothers, Paul Jr. and John Fedorisko. Survived by sister, Verna (Fedorisko) Makuch; brother-in-law, Michael Makuch, Windber; nieces, Jane (Fedorisko) Martin, Paulette Fedorisko, Joan (Fedorisko) Perry and Pani Kathleen (Makuch) Pehanich; nephew, Robert Fedorisko; and dearest friend, Lillian Turcato, and her sons, Robert and Anthony Turcato. Anthony is married to former Karen E. Wright, and their sons, Nicholas and Mark, whom George loved and who as young and innocent boys encouraged them to play in dirt and mud and explore, all the while having a whole lot of fun. George was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He was a retired coal miner. George was the last of Windber’s stone masons of notoriety; just look around and you will see his masterpieces are everywhere. “Stone lasts forever” as will our memories of George. Member of SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, and United Mine Workers of America. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber, with Panachida service at 7:30 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, the Very Rev. Miles Zdinak, celebrant. Preceded by a brief service at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to either SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, or Windber Hospice. Interment, church cemetery.

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