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Gregory "Harry" Orletsky

Died: Tue., Oct. 9, 2012


Graveside Service

11:00 AM Tue., Oct. 16, 2012
Location: Cemetery


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Orletsky, Gregory, “Harry”, 90, of Tucson, AZ, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2012.  Born on October 24, 1921 in East Conemaugh, PA. Son of Kuzma and Pearl (Hrynko) Orletsky. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John, Andrew, Anthony and Paul; sister, Mary Kush. He is survived by his sisters, Alice, wife of Jerry Zemcik and Dorothy Rumburg all of Tucson, AZ and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Harry was a graduate of East Conemaugh High School. He was a US Army Veteran serving during WW II. Harry retired from Bethlehem Steel where he was employed in the Wheel Plant. He was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling and living in the south west. At Harry’s request there will be no public viewing. Family and friends are invited to attend a burial service at 11 A.M. on Tuesday at St. John Orthodox Cemetery, Very Reverend Archpriest George Johnson. Military rites will be conducted by Menoher Post #155 VFW Ritual Team. The family is being served by the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. On line condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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Lynda Kreps
   Posted Mon October 15, 2012
So long "Lone Ranger" I will miss our monthly phone calls and your voice. You were the best Uncle a girl could have. Thank you for all the Coney Island Hot dogs. I will miss you terribly.
Love always your Niece, Lynda

Carol (Weinzierl) Moudy
   Posted Tue October 16, 2012
Our family will always remember Greg's visits with us. It was so nice to have him at our house for Thanksgiving Dinner and Football even when he insisted he wasn't coming. He was always waiting at the door for us to pick him up. When he got here he always said that he was glad that he came. He was a great friend to my dad (Bill Weinzierl). His 90th Birthday Party was enjoyed by all.

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