Andrew Minnich November 29 1942 August 23, 2013 Andrew Minnich, age 70, of Pennsylvania Furnace died Friday, August 23, 2013, at Mount Nittany Medical Center. He was born Nov. 29 1942 in Walnutport, the son of Frank and Helen Roman Minnich. On Nov. 25, 1975, at Jim Thorpe, he was married to Bertha Ruch who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Andrew (JoAnna Lynn) Minnich, of Tyrone and their children, Brittney Marie and Andrew Thomas Minnich and Frank Andrew (Jamie Lynn) Minnich and their daughter, Riean Alyssa, of Pennsylvania Furnace. Also surviving are a brother and two sisters, Dan Minnich, of Walnutport, Caroline Hallman, of Slatington and Margaret Leindecker, of Northampton. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Teddy. Mr. Minnich was of the Russian Orthodox faith. He was a self-employed scrap and salvage recycler. He particularly enjoyed fishing and playing cards. Friends will be received at the Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc., 115 W. 10th Street, Tyrone on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, from 1 until the 3 p.m. funeral service. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Contributions in Mr. Minnich's memory may be made to the Bob Perks Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 64, 1955 Lakeview Drive, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865.
Published in Centre Daily Times on Aug. 27, 2013