Vasil  Fisanick


Vasil Fisanick, Esq., 94, Northern Cambria, passed away June 18, 2019. Born January 30, 1925, in Barnesboro, the son of Vasil and Mary (Yurcisin) Fisanick. Preceded in death by parents and brothers, Joseph, Stephen, Michael, George, Andrew, Peter, and Rev. Nicholas. Vasil was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Rita R. (Bistransky) Fisanick; children, Christian A. Fisanick, Esq., husband of Annette (Wysocki), Nicktown; Rebecca R., wife of Thomas Blashock, Okatie, SC; Basil J. Fisanick, husband of Laura (Drahnak), Nicktown; and Daria A., wife of Mark Wargo, Nicktown; grandchildren, Martin Blashock, Hannah (Morris) Bozard, Alec Fisanick and Sara Fisanick. WWII Army Veteran, receiving a Purple Heart and Bronze Star in the Battle of Bastogne, 2nd Indianhead Div, 9th Manchu Division. Member of Barnesboro VFW Post 343 and 75 year member of American Legion Post 508. Member of Slovak Club, Northern Cambria. Completed his pre-law degree at Penn State University and St. Francis College. University of Richmond, LLB, JD and Duke University, LLM. Retired Attorney at Law and member of Cambria County Bar Assoc., PA Bar Assoc., VA Bar Association, licensed to practice before Federal Courts as well as Supreme Court of PA and Supreme Court of U.S. Member of Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus having served as a former Grand Knight. Friends will be received from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Friday at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 12 noon, Saturday at St. Mary's Ukr. Church, Fr. Andriy Kelt officiating. Committal, St. Mary's Ukrainian Cemetery. Graveside military honors by local veterans organizations.
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