John  Buchkoski Jr.


90, of Charles, passed away January 31, 2019 in Lancaster. Born September 12, 1928 in Twin Rocks, Pa. Son of John and Mary (Mihalik) Buchkoski Sr. Preceded in death by parents, wife Patricia, and numerous brothers and sisters. Survived by loving sons, John W. Buchkoski married to the former LuAnn Plowman - Dover, Pa. and Gregory Buchkoski and fiancé Kate Snider - Lititz, Pa. Grandchildren John J. Buchkoski, Nikki Hoover, Derek D. Buchkoski and Kacie Buchkoski. Great granddaughter Savannah Hoover. John was a member of Christ the Savior Cathedral - Johnstown. He was a Veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Marine Corp. 6th Marine Division. He served in China, India and Burma as a Marine Sergeant. Lifetime member of New Florence VFW Post. John was retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp having been foreman of the Open Hearth. Friends will be received from 11 am to 12:30 pm Monday at the Jon A. Meese Funeral Home, Seward. Mass of Christian Burial will be held following viewing at 1 pm Christ the Savior Cathedral - Johnstown. The Very Rev. Protopresbyter Robert A. Buczak officiating. Interment Armagh Cemetery. Military honors in charge of fellow Marines, Conemaugh Valley Detachment #287 Marine Corp League. Please visit
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