Anthony J. “Chook” Podliski
Anthony J. “Chook” Podliski, 67, of Madera, PA died on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Penn Highlands Health Care in Clearfield, PA. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Born on May 23, 1947 in Philipsburg, PA, he was the son of the late Michael A. & Elizabeth M. (Orloski) Podliski.
Mr. Podliski was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Houtzdale, PA. He served in the Army Reserves during the Vietnam War. He was a member of: L.O.O.Moose #327 in Houtzdale, PA; the American Legion in Houtzdale, PA; B.P.O.Elks #1173 in Philipsburg, PA; IUOE Local #66 in Pittsburgh, PA; and the Croatian Club in Smoke Run, PA.
He was a Retired Operating Engineer for Local #66 and was a 1965 graduate of the Philipsburg-Osceola High School.
Mr. Podliski is survived by: a son, Patrick A. Podliski of Osceola Mills, PA; and two sisters, Elizabeth “Lisa” Saupp & her husband Richard of Port Matilda, PA and Barbara O’Connell & her husband Thomas of Diamondhead, MS.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Osceola Mills, PA, with Rev. Father Robert Horgas officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Heath Funeral Home in Osceola Mills, PA.
The Rosary will be recited on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Military Honors will be accorded by the Osceola Mills Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Family House, 5001 Baum Blvd, Suite 545, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
To sign the online guestbook, go to: www.heathfuneralhome.com.