Paul J. Kornacki, 84, of Bradford, passed away on Saturday (Nov. 3, 2012) at The Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
He was born on Feb. 26, 1928, in Bradford, a son of the late John and Victoria Detman Kornacki. On May 5, 1947, in St. Bernard Catholic Church, he married Dorothy A. Lyons, who preceded him in death on June 15, 1997.
Mr. Kornacki was a 1946 graduate of Bradford Area High School. He was a U.S. Army
veteran of the Korean War
. He was employed by Columbia Gas as a crew foreman for more than 41 years, retiring in 1987.
He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church.
Mr. Kornacki is survived by three sons, Terry J. (Candace) Kornacki of Derrick City, and Steven P. (Patricia) Kornacki and Thomas J. (Georgiann) Kornacki, both of Bradford; one daughter, Marilyn J. (Francis) Willard of Lewis Run; one sister, Veronica O'Rourke of Bradford; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by one infant daughter; one infant granddaughter, Jamie Clark; and one brother, Leo Kornacki.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mascho Funeral Home Inc. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Wednesday in St. Bernard Catholic Church with the Rev. Raymond Gramata as celebrant. Entombment will be in Willow Dale Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his memory can be made to a
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Mascho Funeral Home Inc.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.maschofuneral.com