Samuel Chodur, 88, formerly of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Dec. 25, in the Heritage Hill Nursing Home, Weatherly.
He was a tool and die maker for Mack Trucks, Allentown, for 21 years until retiring.
Born in Nesquehoning, he was a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Yurcha) Chodur.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Nesquehoning.
Chodur was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was a life member of the Nesquehoning American Legion Post and a member of the Fairview Hose Company, Jim Thorpe.
Surviving are a son, Samuel Jr., and his wife, Mary Ellen, of Nesquehoning; and two daughters, Sherree Harvan of Jim Thorpe and Michele, wife of Edward Miller of Weatherly. Sam Pop is also survived by eight grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Susan Davenport; a stepbrother John; and a stepsister Mary.
Service: Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home, 81 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, with the Rev. Marjorie Keiter officiating. Military graveside service, Nesquehoning Protestant Lutheran Cemetery. Call 6-8 p.m. Sunday and 10-11 a.m. Monday. Contributions in his name may be made to Carbon Co. Friends of Animals, 900 Walnut St., Jim Thorpe, Pa. 18229.
Blazosky Funeral Home
81 E Catawissa St Nesquehoning, PA 18240
Published in Times News on Dec. 27, 2013