Posted by on August 21, 2020 3:12 pm

Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

joseph lohin obituary

Joseph Lohin, 95, of Minersville, passed away Saturday, August 15th, at Meadows Nursing, Dallas.

Joseph was born in Coal Castle, Pa. on August 24, 1924, a son of the late Mary (Schlacta) and George Lohin.

He was the widower of Helen (Mitchell) Lohin who died 9/25/1997.

He was a lifetime member of Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church Minersville.

Joseph was a veteran who served during World War II in the infantry in Sicily, the invasion at Anzio Beach and the Italian Campaign.

He was a former Equipment Operator and Oiler at Reading Coal Co.

In addition to his parents and wife, Helen he was preceded in death by Brothers: George Lohin, John Lohin, Michael Lohin, Stephen Lohin, Emil Lohin, Sisters:Veronica Kostura, Mary Panchison, Irene Tkachyk, Helen Ann Kessler.

Joseph is survived by a son, Joseph R. Lohin He is also survived by a brother, Paul, husband of Jeanette Lohin. He is also survived by Grandchildren; Steven Lohin and wife, Melody , Christopher Lohin and wife, Chrissy , Andrew Lohin and wife, Layla. David Lohin. Great grand children, Aidan, Ryan, Nicholas and Nina. Numerous nieces and nephews.

A Divine Liturgy Office of Christian Burial was celebrated on Aug. 21 at Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Minersville, with Very Reverend Gregory Noga officiating.

Interment at Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Cemetery.

Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.

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