Joseph A. Truhlik, 79, passed away Tuesday evening, October 23, 2012, at Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown.
The funeral service will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Monday, October 29, at 11AM with Rev. Donald Robinson, pastor of St. Anthony and St. Patrick's Churches, officiating with burial following in Brookside Cemetery with military honors. There will be no calling hours.
Mr. Truhlik was born in Curwensville, PA on January 10, 1933, son of Michael and Anna Cingle Truhlik and graduated high school in Curwensville, PA.
He enlisted in the US Navy for a short time, then enlisted in the US Air Force on May 31, 1951, He received the National Defense Service and Good Conduct Service Medals and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant on May 30, 1955.
He then worked as a laborer in several machine shops in PA. He was Catholic, and enjoyed the outdoors and vegetable gardening.
Mr. Truhlik is survived by his three children, Tina M. Morrison, Watertown, Joseph A. Truhlik II, Ogdensburg, and Kimberly E. Truhlik, Warren, PA; three grandchildren, one great grandchild, and one on the way; his brother and his wife, Edward and Jane Truhlik, NC; his two sisters, Fran and Tom Semelsberger, Altoona, PA and Dr. Charlene Truhlik, Abingdon, VA; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
His infant daughter, Loriann Truhlik, and his three sisters, Norma Kuhn, Ann Passarelli, and Kay Tomica, died before him.
Saturday, December 20, 2014, Watertown, NY
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