Harry S. Wojtseck
August 17, 1924 ‒ December 24, 2010
Harry S. Wojtseck, age 86, of Jelloway died on Friday afternoon, December 24, 2010 at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Loudonville. Harry was born on August 17, 1924 in Weltytown, PA, to Mike and Elizabeth (Katzner) Wojtseck.
Harry was a W.W.II veteran. He served as a Gunner’s Mate Second Class on the L.S.T. 0722. He was able to take the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. a few years ago, which he really enjoyed. He retired as a Welder from General Motors in Mansfield. Harry was a member of the Owl Creek Harmony Primitive Baptist Church at Waterford.
Harry is survived by his sons, Mike (Betty) Wojtseck of Mount Vernon and Terry Lee Wojtseck of Danville; sister, Mary Wagner; sisters-in-law, Ann Wojtseck, Jean Viers, and Elsie Divers; grandchildren, Stephanie (Steve) Ishmael, Heather (Bill) Burgess, Ben Wojtseck, Darcey (Terry) Byers, Deanna Wojtseck, and Chris Wojtseck; 10 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and friends, especially all the caregivers at Colonial Manor.
Besides his parents, Harry was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Mae (Looney) Wojtseck on May 9, 2010; a son, Tim Wojtseck; brothers, Charlie, George, John, Henry, and Walter; and sisters, Lucy and Betty.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon where funeral services will be held at 11a.m. on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 with Elders Jack Griffith and Darven Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Dr., Ashland, OH 44805.
Private condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Harry S. Wojtseck.