John Wasek

John A. Wasek

1918 - 2010

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John A. Wasek Age 91, of West Elmira, passed away peacefully, January 22, 2010, at his daughter Jeanne Bohomey's home, where he had been under the loving and devoted care of Jeanne and her children, Brian and Kathleen. John was born May 13, 1918, son of Anthony and Fannie Wasek. He was predeceased by his loving wife of over 50 years Catherine Copie Wasek. John is also predeceased by his dear daughter Kathleen Wasek Widman, precious grandson Paul Edward Widman, brother Nicholas Wasek, sisters, Katie Skebey, Ann Cernohorsky and Mary Schmidt. He is survived by his daughter Jeanne W. Bohomey of West Elmira; son Robert (Vicki) Wasek of Allentown; daughter Sharon Bernard of Delaware; son-in-law Jack Widman of Philadelphia; grandchildren, Brian and Kathleen Bohomey, Kathryn and Carolyn Widman, Stephanie, Michael, Kevin and Emily Wasek; brother-in-law Robert Skebey and nephew Tom Skebey of Horseheads; nieces, Frances Bluhm of Elmira and Darlene Thompson of Virginia. John was a devoted grandfather to his grandchildren, and took great pride in their accomplishments. They, in turn, loved and cherished him. Private services were held on January 25, 2010 at McInerny Funeral Home, officiated by Father Walter Wainwright of St. Patrick's Church. John was laid to rest next to his beloved wife Catherine in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. Those wishing may remember John through donations to Notre Dame High School, 1400 Maple Avenue, Elmira NY 14904 or SPCA, Route 352, Elmira NY 14903.
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Funeral Service

11:00 am
Monday, January 25, 2010
St. Patrick's Church
604 Park Pl
Elmira, New York, United States
Service Time: 11:00 AM

Interment at: Maple Grove Cemetery

12:00 pm
Monday, January 25, 2010
Maple Grove Cemetery
715 W. Broad Street
Horseheads, New York, United States