February 23, 2013
Joseph M. "Blazer" Blozousky, 82, of Gilberton, passed away peacefully Saturday at Schuylkill Medical Center-East Norwegian Street.
Born in Maizeville, he was a son of the late Joseph C. and Anna Napavanitz Blozoskie.
He had been employed for several years by the former Metropolitan Mirror and Glass Co., Frackville, and was last employed in the kitchen department of the former Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville.
He was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Frackville.
He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War
, a member of Frackville American Legion Post No. 398, where he was a past commander, VFW
, DAV, Goodwill Hose Co., Frackville, Frackville and Shenandoah Area Senior Citizens and former member of Frackville Ambulance Association where he served as a driver for several years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Ruth Kessock; and also by two brothers, George and John Blozoskie.
Blazer is survived by four brothers, Frank and his wife, Connie, Maizeville, Anthony and his wife, Diane, Mahanoy City, Michael, Maizeville, and Stanley and his wife, Diane, Frackville; two stepdaughters, Kelly Gallagher, Fountain Springs, and Tracey Secton, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home, Frackville. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Frackville, with the Rev. Robert Finlan, pastor, as the celebrant. Interment will be in St. Louis Cemetery, Englewood, Frackville. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with scripture services at 7:30 p.m. Sign the guest book, leave personal condolences and for further information please visit www.thomasmsullivanfuneralhome.com
. Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home, Frackville, is in charge of arrangements.