🇺🇸 Joseph Lohin, 95 – Served in World War II
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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