20 July 2014

Sunday's Obituary: Panko Hruszczak

Panko Hruszczak (Ruczhak), 75, of 274 New Street, Coatesville, died at his home Thursday afternoon. He had been in failing health for four years.

Hruszczak, who was the husband of Bessie Matys Hruszczak, was born in Galicia, Austria, and had resided in Coatesville for 55 years after coming to this country as a young man.

He retired from Lukens' Steel Co. approximately 11 years ago where he was employed in the die shop of central maintenance for 15 years. He was formerly employed by Bethlehem Steel Co.

Hruszczak was a member of the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Coatesville.

Surviving besides his wife are five sons: Joseph Ruczhak, Theodore Ruczhak, Nicholas Ruczhak, Paul Ruczhak and Peter Ruczhak, all of Coatesville; and four daughters: Katherine, wife of Chester Wiker of Coatesville; Mary, wife of Michael Senn of Drexel Hill; Helen, wife of Jack Prybylinski of Chester; and Ann, wife of Jack Peazzoni of Downingtown. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Note: This was published in the Local on 28 January 1968.
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