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88, of Alum Bank, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at home.
He was born on March 23, 1929, in Seanor, Pa, son of the late Ben and Julia (Edeline) Domonkos. On April 17, 1948, he married Margaret (Shaffer) Domonkos. Andrew is the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ben (Pete); sisters, Jean, Rose Ann and Margie; infant son, Andrew; grandsons, Robbie Maxwell, Urge Tressler, and Chris Ziegler; and great granddaughter KateLynn Wynne Domonkos. He is survived by his wife, Margaret of 69 years; children, Sharon, wife of Charles Maxwell of Imler; Steve, married to the former Karol Rovansek of Alum Bank; Shirley, wife of David Lashinsky of Dillsburg; Ginger, wife of Gene Lakin of North Carolina; Andrew Jr., married to the former Shirley (Miller) of Dillsburg; Mary Kay, wife of Thomas Osman of Alum Bank; Julia, wife of Rick Russell of South Fork; 27 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren; and his loving dog Lucie. Andrew retired from Bethlehem 78 coal miners where he served as the first president of the local union 7925. He drove truck and loved working in restaurants. He loved to travel and go camping. He served in the Army at age 16. He will be sadly missed by his wife, children, and all his grandchildren. Now he may lay down and sleep for the Lord his soul to keep, for his work on this Earth is done, Now he can rest with his mother and father and all the others that have passed before him, for the work that he has done here on Earth will shine through the family he has raised - From his son Steve. Friends and family are welcome to come in fellowship on Wednesday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. until the Memorial Service at 6 p.m. at the St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Osterburg, with Vicar Kathy Popp officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Bedford Senior Center, 205 S. Richard St. Bedford, Pa 15522. Online condolences may be expressed at www.jedwardblackburnfh.com. Arrangements by the J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home.
Published on August 4, 2017
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