Jerome M. Solensky (1921 - 2016)

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Jerome M. Solensky, 94, a guest of Christ the King Manor, DuBois, since 2002 and formerly of Houtzdale, died Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at the Manor.
Born Sept. 19, 1921, in Houtzdale, he was the son of Michael and Rose (Kauczka) Solensky.
Jerome was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale, Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Valley Council #10376, and United Mine Workers of America #1520.
He was a graduate of Woodward High School.
Jerome enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
He retired from Rushton Mines in Osceola Mills in 1985, where he worked in the carpenter shop and water quality control. Prior to his employment at Rushton he worked with his father in construction, plumbing and heating.
He is survived by a sister, Rosemary Moore of Verona; a brother, Michael and special friend Carol Beegle of Treasure Lake; a niece Laura and nephew Jeffrey.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Genevieve Ann Solensky.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale, with Father Marc Solomon as celebrant.
Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at the Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home Inc, Houtzdale.
A vigil prayer service will be led by Father Marc Solomon at 7 p.m. followed by the Knights of Columbus service at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Brisbin.
Family suggests memorial donations be made to Christ the King Manor, 1100 W. Long Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.
A celebration of life memorial service will be held in the spring.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.birgerafreebergfuneralhome.com.
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Birger A Freeberg Funeral Home Inc
200 David St
Houtzdale, PA 16651
(814) 378-8661
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Published in The Courier Express on Jan. 28, 2016