John Wasilko, 94, of Osceola Mills, PA died on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at his home.
Born on December 8, 1926 in Osceola Mills, PA he was the son of the late Nicholas Wasilko and Anastasia (Gudzon) Wasilko. He married Pauline (Patrick) Wasilko on October 8, 1955 in Ramey, PA, she preceded him in death on August 25, 2014.
He was a member of the Saint Mary’s Annunciation Ukrainian Church in Ramey, PA.
John was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He was a member of the VFW Post 5020, the American Legion in Osceola Mills, PA and Our Lady of the Valley K of C in Houtzdale, PA. He was a retired heavy equipment welder for K & J Coal Company and had obtained his GED.
In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by: one son, David Wasilko; three sisters, Anna Mackiewiecz, Mary Temo and Helen Rerko; and one brother, Michael Wasilko.
He is survived by: one daughter, Kathryn Wasilko of Bellefonte, PA; two sons, Michael Wasilko & his wife Laurie of Philipsburg, PA and Daniel Wasilko & his wife Bobbie Jo of Boise, ID; one sister, Margaret Bagrosky of Boise, ID; one brother, George Wasilko & his wife Donna of Philipsburg, PA; five grandchildren, Scott Wasilko & his wife Sarah, Johnathan Wasilko, Nathan Wasilko & his wife Caitlin, Erica Burkhart and Caitlin Wasilko & her fiancee Weston Buckner; one daughter-in-law, Roxanne Wasilko of Norwich, CT; and three great-grandchildren, Amelia, Reid and Landry.
Christian Burial Service with Divine Liturgy will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Mary’s Annunciation Ukrainian Catholic Church in Ramey, PA: with Rev. Father James P. Davidson as celebrant. Burial will be at Saint Mary’s Annunciation Ukrainian Catholic Church in Ramey, PA.
Military Honors will be accorded by the Osceola Mills Honor Guard at the cemetery.
Visitation will be private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Saint Mary’s Annunciation Ukrainian Catholic Church, P.O. Box 205, Ramey, PA 16671.
To sign the online guestbook go to: www.heathfuneral.com