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Paul Washinsky

July 22, 1922 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 99)

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Washinsky, Paul, 99, Bakerton.  Passed away January 8, 2022, in Altoona.  Born July 22, 1922, in Bakerton.  Survived by children, David, and wife Alison, Bridgeport, OH; John Washinsky, Clemmons, NC; Karen Crawford, Colver; Thomas “Wo-Wo” Washinsky, Bakerton; grandchildren, Matthew, Melanie, Gordon, Michael, and Trevor, also 7 great-grandchildren and sister, Helen Farabaugh, Hollidaysburg.  He was born in Bakerton to Ukrainian immigrants, Matthew and Pazia (Stecko) Washinsky.  Preceded in death by parents; wife of 62 years, Rose (Ilnicky) Washinsky, who died January 11, 2021.  Daughter-in-law, Susan Washinsky; sister, Mary Jovanis and brother, Nick Washinsky.  Lifelong member of SS, Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Bakerton.  Paul served in WWII as a PFC CBI 236 Combat Engineer Battalion (1943-1945) and helped construct the Burma-Ledo Road.  He retired after 42 years of working in the mines. Accomplished gardener well into his later years.  He was a dedicated, loving husband and father.  Family and friends will be received from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Monday, January 17, 2022, at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria.  Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, at SS. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Church, Bakerton.  Please follow all Covid-19 precautions with masks and social distancing if planning to attend.

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January 17, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc.
1303 Bigler Avenue
Northern Cambria, PA 15714

Funeral Mass
January 18, 2022

10:00 AM
SS Peter & Paul Orthodox Church
Cole Road
Elmora, PA 15737

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