Edward  Washko
Washko, Edward, 93, Windber, entered into new life February 16,2020 at Windber Woods Senior Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 19, 1926 in Windber the son of John and Mary (Mudzo) Washko. Preceded in death by his parents, grandson Dwayne E. Washko brothers: Albert, Thomas, John Charles, Frank, Martin, Victor, Robert, George, Quinton, and Bernard and sisters: Dorothy Schrock and Charlotte Roza. He is survived by his wife of 66 years the former Nancy Hook and sons Edward D. married to the former Linda Berkey of Sharpsburg, MD and James A. married to the former Terri Novotny of Summerhill, PA . Grandchildren: Jessica (Steve) Mersinger and Matthew Washko; great granddaughter Cameron Mersinger. Ed was the last member of his immediate family. Retired from Island Creek Coal Co. He was an avid hunter and loved to fish. He was a member of SS Peter and Paul Orthodox Church of Windber, Windber American Legion, VFW, Windber Polish Club, and a life member of the Scalp Level-Paint Vol. Fire Dept. and the DAV. He was an Army veteran and one of seven brothers serving at the same time during WWII. He was wounded in Germany and was awarded the Purple Heart. At Ed's request there will be no viewing or visitation. Family and friends are encouraged to attend his Funeral Service 10AM Tuesday February 18 at SS Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, Very Rev. Miles Zdinak officiating. Entombment All Faiths Mausoleum, Windber. Military Honors by the Windber VFW Ritual Team . In Lieu of flowers family ask contributions to SS Peter and Paul Orthodox Church. The family is being served by the Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Portage.
Published on February 16, 2020


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Bonnie Green
Feb 20, 2020
I am so sorry Aunt Nancy. You are in my prayers as always. Love you.
Feb 18, 2020
Love you Uncle MAC!! Hugs to my Aunt Nancy, cousins Ed and Jim and their families ❤️. He was always so kind and sweet to me! Love you all!
Vickie & George
Feb 17, 2020
Jim,Terri, Matt & Washko fam.
Our hearts & prayers go out to all of you. Jim you are a good son and spent so much time with your dad. We know the memories you have will be comforting. Please give your mom a hug from us! We will see you soon.
N. Cathy Haluska
Feb 17, 2020
Condolences to Mac’s family
Reid and Cathy Haluska
Gordy Haluska
Feb 17, 2020
Jim - I send my condolences to you and your family.