Joseph A. Pewanick
Born on May 22, 1929 in Grassflat, PA he was the son of the late Andrew J and Mary (Patrick) Pewanick. He married the former Georgetta L. Cook on October 3, 1953 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Church in Windburne, PA; she preceded him in death on December 2, 2006.
Mr. Penawick was a member of the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Hawk Run, PA and was also a member of the Jednota Lodge, Branch 134 in Grassflat, PA. He was employed with the Department of Fleet Operations at the Penn State University until his retirement.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy J. Troxell in 2010; four sisters, Ann, Mary, Helen and Margaret Pewanick; four brothers, John, Andrew, and Edward Pewanick and an infant brother, Michael Pewanick.
He is survived by a daughter, Monica A. Crain and her husband Robert of Houtzdale, Pa; and three sisters, Verna Master and her husband John of Stephens City, VA, Dorothy Pewanick of State College, PA and Barbara Surovec and her husband , Michael of Bellefonte, PA. He is also survived by five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Beezer-Heath Funeral Home in Philipsburg, PA; with Rev. David Perry officiating. Burial will be at the Grassflat-Lanse Lutheran Cemetery in Grassflat, PA.
Visitation will be Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 4:00- 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 to 11: 00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.
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