John W. "Jack" Hrusth, 65, of 652 Byrnedale Rd., Weedville, died Friday evening, July 6, 2012 at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born May 17, 1947 in St. Marys, son of the late John D. and Mary Jane Lipsey Hrusth.
On Sept. 8, 1984 in the Virgin Islands, he married Dianne M. Wonderly, who survives.
He was a lifelong reside of the area and was a graduate of the St. Marys Area High School. He was formerly employed by the Metal Product Co. as a tool and die maker.
Mr. Hrusth served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War and was a former member of the Fox Township Servicemen's Burial Detail, a member of the Dagus Mines American Legion, Kersey Eagles and the Vietnam Veterans of America.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, John E. (Sheri) Hrusth of Elbon; two grandchildren, Madison Lynn Hrusth and Aaron John Hrusth; two sisters, Constance Malo (Calvin) of Honolulu, Hawaii and Susan Davido (Ronald) of Ridgway; and along with his parents and sisters helped raise his cousins, Bronwin Bullers, Richard Lipsey, Dwight Lipsey and Scott Lipsey; and is also survived by a sister-in-law, Darlene Lewis (Kip) of Philipsburg, Va., and by nieces and nephews.
Family and friends of John W. "Jack" Hrusth are invited to invited to attend a memorial and committal service to be held at the Maria Lutheran Cemetery on Monday, July 16, 2012 at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Donald Smith officiating. Full military rites will be accorded by the Fox Twp. Servicemen's Burial Detail.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 20, P.O. Box 22, St. Marys, PA 15857.
The Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com.