Michael James Oszust
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Age 84, of Uhrichsville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014, at Community Hospice House in New Philadelphia, following a lengthy illness. Born on Oct. 6, 1929, at Duncan Wood, Ohio, Mike is the son of the late Michael G. and Nellie (Dayton) Oszust. In 1948, Mike graduated from Cadiz High School. He was a United States Army Veteran having served in the Korean War. Mike was employed at the Y & O Coal Company in Cadiz as a coal miner for 33 years until his retirement in 1981. His hobbies included hunting and raising beagle dogs as well as flying racing pigeons, and he was a member of the Steubenville Racing Club.
On June 20, 1952, Mike married Shirley (Carter) Oszust, who survives, of the home; also surviving are his children: Michele (Charles) Vorhees of New Philadelphia, Rene (Mark) Cologie of Uhrichsville, Melinda (Bill) Stutler of New Philadelphia, Mark (Rhonda) Oszust of Uhrichsville, David Oszust of Carrollton and Brian (Mary) Oszust of Hampton, Va.; 14 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; brother, Ed (Deloris) Oszust of Georgetown; sister, Doris Jean (Willis) Davis of Flushing; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mike is preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.
Funeral services for Mike will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Uhrich-Hostettler English Funeral Home, Inc. at Uhrichsville, with Rev. Scot Caley officiating. Burial will take place at Longview Cemetery in New Athens. Calling hours will be from 2 to 5 p.m., on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Ave. S.W., New Philadelphia, Ohio, 44663 and the
, 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, Ohio, 44236.
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Published in The Times Reporter on Mar. 15, 2014