Chester C. Kasmierski
Chester C. Kasmierski, 69, of Ridgway died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 at Elk Regional Medical Center. He was born May 19, 1944 in Johnsonburg, the son of Charles and Theresa Zawacki Kasmierski. He married Carol O. Bjorkquist. She preceded him in death on Feb. 24, 1999. Mr. Kasmierski had been employed at Ridgway Color for over 30 years and later at PASI. He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard. He is survived by three children, Craig Kasmierski (Julie) of Ridgway; Chad Kasmierski (Heather) of Corry, Christine Hoehn (John) of Columbus; grandchildren Justin, Alyssa, and Jenna Kasmierski of Ridgway; two sisters, Julia Benson of Johnsonburg and Helen Straub (Ken) of DuBois; and by a brother, Thomas Kasmierski (Darla) of Menoopany. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two brothers, Charles and John Kasmierski; and by a sister, Ann Kasmierski. Funeral services for Chester Kasmierski will be held at the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home on Friday, Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Deacon Larry Caggeso of St. Leo's Catholic Church. Interment will be in Oakmont Cemetery. Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service.