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97, of Ebensburg, formerly of Ohio, passed away peacefully November 10, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Center. Born July 11, 1922 in Colver, son of the late George and Katie (Boziak) Datsko. Preceded in death by first wife, Helen Legdon, second wife, Carol Vaughn, and 10 brothers and sisters. Survived by wife, the former Sandra Maddox; and children: Gary (Eileen) Datsko, Johnstown; Denise (Tom) Evans, Ebensburg; Rickie (Susan) Datsko, Colver; and Kathy (Kelly) Crew, Ohio; and grandchildren: Chad (Cristy) Evans, Matthew Evans, Amanda Datsko, Bryan (Stacy) Datsko, Krysten (Jason) Dannemiller; and Korey Crew and 10 great-grandchildren. Also survived by brother George (Doris) Datsko, Akron, Ohio, and sister, Sophie Szydlowski, of Hastings. Peter was a member of St. Mary's Ukrainian Orhtodox Church, Revloc. He retired in 1985 from General Tire in Akron, with 34 years of service as a machinist. A World War II Coast Guard veteran. Member of the American Legion, Loyal Order of the Moose, and Eagles. At Pete's request there will be no viewing. A Funeral Liturgy will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, at St. Mary's Church, Revloc, Rev. Fr. Andriy Kelt, celebrant, with interment at Holy Name Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations in Peter's memory may be made to the Disabled American Veterans. Arrangements are in the care of the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes, Inc., Ebensburg.
Published on November 11, 2019
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Nov 19, 2019
So sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Mr. Datsko growing up.
Nov 18, 2019
Kathy, Gary, Rick, Denise....my sincerest condolences go out to you. Pete was such a happy soul and always made me feel most welcome when we at his house. I will always remember him and that smile. Such a sweet man. Hugs and love to you and your families.
Nov 13, 2019
Deepest sympathy for the loss of your father. Many fond memories of Pete when he was playing Euchre, dancing, laughing, having fun and enjoying life. He loved all of you. May the love of family and friends and your memories bring you comfort. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
Nov 12, 2019
Uncle Pete I know you are at peace now. I will forever be grateful for the love we shared together, the many wonderful memories and that you were my Uncle. Forever and always in my heart. Godspeed to all of us who love you.
Nov 12, 2019
We did not know Mr Datsko personally, but have known his son Gary for many years. Gary is a true testament of what a wonderful man and Father Mr Datsko was. RIP, Sir.