Obituary Notice: Stanley Berzonsky

Stanley Berzonsky, 96, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 at Summa-Barberton Hospital in Barberton, Ohio.

Born Aug. 17, 1921 in Fernwood, he was the son of the late Wasyl and Fenia (Pohlid) Berzonsky.

He was a 1940 graduate of the Madera High School, and he attended DuBois Business College.

He owned and operated a gas station. He was the Gulich Township tax collector, and he also worked for many years as a bookkeeper in the coal industry.

He enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates. He also enjoyed family parties, especially the ice cream cake.

He was a kind man who loved people. He was an exceptional storyteller, sharing what life was like when he was growing up.

“Uncle Stan,” as known by his nephews, never missed an opportunity to spend time with them. He took them to Pirates games or down to watch the cherry blossoms bloom.

He was also an integral part in the lives of his great-nieces and great-nephews.

He will be deeply missed by two sisters, Ann Petrovich of Virginia and Mary Magensky of Ohio and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by eight brothers, Frank, Harry, George, Metro, Michael, Pete, Samuel and John Berzonsky.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Friday and from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kruise-Spewock Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., Ramey.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St Vladimir Orthodox Church, Janesville.  Father George Hnatko will officiate.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

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