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Joseph Lohin

August 18, 2020

Obituary

 

 Joseph Lohin, 95, of Minersville, passed away Saturday, August 15th, at Meadows Nursing, Dallas.  

Joseph was born in Coal Castle, Pa. on August 24, 1924, a son of the late Mary  (Schlacta) and George  Lohin.

He was the widower of Helen (Mitchell) Lohin who died 9/25/1997.

He was a lifetime member of Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church Minersville.

Joseph was a veteran who served during World War II in the infantry in                                                        

Sicily, the invasion at Anzio Beach and the Italian Campaign.

He was a former Equipment Operator and  Oiler  at Reading Coal Co.

In addition to his parents and wife, Helen he was preceded in death by

Brothers: George Lohin, John Lohin, Michael Lohin, Stephen Lohin,  Emil Lohin, Sisters:Veronica Kostura, Mary Panchison, Irene Tkachyk,  Helen Ann Kessler.

Joseph is survived by a son, Joseph R. Lohin He is also survived by a brother, Paul, husband of  Jeanette Lohin.  He is also survived by Grandchildren; Steven Lohin and wife, Melody ,  Christopher Lohin and wife, Chrissy , Andrew Lohin and wife, Layla. David Lohin.  Great grand children, Aidan, Ryan, Nicholas and Nina.    Numerous nieces and nephews.  All are respectfully invited to attend a visitation

9:00: to 10:00: am on Friday, August 21st at Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc. Minersville.  A Divine Liturgy Office of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 AM on Friday at Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Minersville,  with Very Reverend Gregory Noga officiating.  Interment at Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Cemetery.   Due to COVID-19, all recommended social distancing , mask requirements, and public safety guidelines will be followed.

Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.

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