The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


January 30, 2013

William M. Boske

BOLIVAR — BOSKE – William M. “Bill,” 74, Bolivar, died peacefully Jan. 29, 2013, at home. Born Oct. 30, 1938, in Bolivar, son of late John and Caroline (Gregorich) Boske. Also preceded in death by first wife, Billie Deanne (Stewart) Boske; brother, John Boske; and sister, Caroline Garland. Survived by sons, Kerry Boske, Pennsylvania Furnace; and Kelly Boske, Lancaster; daughter, Karla Wargo, Indianola; grandchildren, William, David, Jason and Kade Boske, and Corey Wargo; sister, Barbara Crawford, Akron, Ohio; brothers, Lewis Boske, and wife, Joanne, Bolivar; and Edward Boske, and wife, Marilyn, Perry, Mich.; very special friend, Roxie; special niece, Heather Boske; and faithful companions, Buddy and Babe. Retired from International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence. Private interment at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be left at

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