Anthony Rokosky (1932 - 2017)

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Anthony Rokosky, age 84, Taylor Avenue, Falls Creek, Pa., died Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at his daughter's home.
Born March 9, 1932, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of the late Anthony and Mary (Stradofsky) Rokosky.
Anthony was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean War.
On March 26, 1960, he married Katherine (Moore) Rokosky. She preceded him in death on Oct. 2, 1996.
He retired from Brockway Glass; previous to that, he worked at Jackson China for over 35 years.
He was a member of St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #965 in Falls Creek and the George D. Montgomery American Legion Post 17. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Anthony is survived by four children: David Coder, Gregory Rokosky, Diana Peck and her partner Randy Kengersky and Denise Rokosky and her partner, Eugene Rimer, all of Falls Creek, Pa.; four grandchildren: Kristy Baughman and her husband, Sam; Cassandra Pisoni and her husband, Kevin; Emily Meyers and her husband, Mitchell; and Jacob Peck and his wife, Brenna. He also is survived by two great-grandchildren, Tyler and Madison Baughman.
Anthony was preceded in death by his son, Donald Rokosky; and a sister, Jean Stankweicz.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 10 a.m. from St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Edward Walk as celebrant.
Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the church.
Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to DuBois Central Catholic School, P.O. Box 567, DuBois, PA 15801 and/or Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840.
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Published in The Courier Express on Mar. 9, 2017
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