Louis J. Slobinsky Jr.

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Louis J. Slobinsky, Jr., age 83, of Orangeville, PA, died on Monday evening, January 12, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with old age. Louis was born on Sunday, May 10, 1931 in South Fork, PA, a son of the late Louis J. and Stella (Sobel) Slobinsky, Sr. Throughout his younger years, Louis attended and later graduated from the South Fork-Croyle High School in 1950. Louis expanded his education by attending Saint Francis College in Loretto, PA where he graduated with a BS Degree in Education. Following his college education, Louis enlisted in the United States Navy in 1952 where he served his country faithfully during the Korean Conflict. Throughout his time of service, Louis served aboard the U.S.S. Kearsarge and the U.S.S. Oriskany in the Taiwan Formosa Strait. After serving a second enlistment in the United States Marine Corp, Louis received an honorable discharge. He was employed by the Baltimore County School District for over 20 years as a 5th Grade School Teacher in Owings Mills Elementary School. After the death of his first wife, Shirley, Louis moved to the Bloomsburg area to be near his grandchildren. He was a member of the St. Columba Catholic Parish, a 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus, the Valley of Bloomsburg American Legion Post # 273 and the VFW Ft. McClure Post # 804 in Bloomsburg. In addition to his parents, Louis was also preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley F. (Fisher) Slobinsky on December 12, 1992. Survivors include his beloved wife of 16 years, Mary E. (Shandis) Slobinsky, having been married on May 30, 1998; two daughters: Tina M. Schultz and husband, Stephen, of Bloomsburg; Jeane Hayman and husband, Jeff, of Reedville, VA; a step-daughter: Peggy Schnerr and husband, Buddy, of Bloomsburg; and a step-son: Rick E. Dietrich and wife, Alyssa, of Albuquerque, NM; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and three sisters: Virginia Dunmire of Florida; Stella Sauter of Parma, OH; and Yvonne Schwartzentruber and husband, Jay, of Ebensburg, PA. At the request of family, interment will be held privately at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, Pennsylvania.

Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 21, 2015
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