VINCO — BOMBACH– Frank J., “Farmer,” 97, Vinco, went to be with the Lord March 21, 2014, at home in the presence of his family. He was born Jan. 10, 1917, in Vinco, son of Anton and Elizabeth (Kosmatin) Bombach. Preceded in death by his parents; wife of 67 years, Eleanor Ruth Bombach; brothers, Anthony and Karl; sisters, Amelia Gay, Agnes Stiles, Elizabeth Elliott, Anna Vorhauer and Mary Bombach; great-grandson, Evan Lloyd; and son-in-law, William Reffner. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his loving son, Robert J., married to the former Sharon Smith, Vinco; daughters, LaVerne R. Reffner, Vinco; Carolyn L., wife of Delford Leidy, Ashland, Ohio; and Mary E., wife of Dennis Devlin, Vinco; grandchildren, Tammy Garland, Patricia Lloyd, Lori Bombach, Beth Belsterling, Ted and Mark Reffner, Jeffrey Leidy, Jeri Blythe and Scott, Tim and Daniel Devlin; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Frank retired Sept. 12, 1976, after 40 years of service as a general foreman in the mechanical department at Bethlehem Steel. He also was employed by Jackson Township, breaking rocks for the road base of some of the first roads. Frank plowed Victory Gardens during World War II. He was a member of Klaypyke Kampers and a lifelong member of Little Bear Hunting Camp. Frank also was a life member of Cambria County Firemen’s Association and a charter life member of Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, camping, reciting poetry, telling stories and spending time with his family. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, and one hour prior to service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Kevin McNamara officiating. Interment, Ogden Cemetery, Jackson Township. The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Route 271 (Mundys Corner), Johnstown, Pa. 15909, Conemaugh Regional Hospice, 315 Locust St., Suite 5E, Johnstown, Pa. 15901 or Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Company, 176 Adams Ave., Mineral Point, Pa. 15942 in memory of Frank. Online condolences may be posted at www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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