Peter Michnich

Peter Michnich, 87, of LeRaysville, Pa., passed away, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at his home.

Born July 9, 1925 in Taylor, Pa., he was a son of the late Nicholas and Katherine (Dyck) Michnich.

After graduating from the LeRaysville School Class of 1943, he became a dairy farmer.

Pete loved sports, especially the game of baseball when in his younger years he was a pitcher. He had a passion for music, playing the accordion and listening to polka music and dancing. Pete loved all kinds of animals and birds.

Survivors include sisters Anna Havtur of Vestal, N.Y., Mary Michnich of LeRaysville, Pa., Olga Michnich of Binghamton, N.Y.; brothers Joseph Michnich of LeRaysville, Pa., John Michnich of Philadelphia, Pa.; sister-in-law Mavis Michnich of Elmira, N.Y.; nieces, nephews and their spouses, Diane and Bill Osmin, Sandra and Dick Clark, Jim Havtur, Robert and Lisa Havtur, Stephen and Linda Michnich, numerous grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and many friends and neighbors.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Michael Michnich and brother-in-law, Andrew Havtur.

Please go to for directions or more information. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Bartron-Myer Funeral Home Inc., Montrose, PA 18801. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Interment will immediatley following at Stevens Cemetery, Pike Twp., LeRaysville, PA 18829.

Instead of flowers: memorial contributions may be made to the Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179, Ulster, PA 18850.

Published in Daily Review from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2013