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Leon Charles Kaminsky

Kaminsky – Leon C. “Chuck”, 68, East Taylor Township, went to be with our Lord on April 14, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born on December 20, 1949 in Johnstown, son of the late Leo and Amelia (Tomasevich) Kaminsky. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Christine G. (Yanko) Kaminsky; children, Heather C., wife of Robert W. Hammond, Mars, PA, and Chad M., married to the former Beth R. Anderson, East Taylor Township; grandchildren, Sydney A. and Brooks M. Kaminsky; mother-in-law, Gail Yanko, Johnstown; sisters-in-law, Kathleen, wife of Sam Howard, New Florence and Darlene, wife of Chuck Salay, Davidsville, PA; brother-in-law, John Yanko, Johnstown and several nieces and nephews. Chuck was a 1967 graduate of Conemaugh Valley High School. He was a Sergeant serving in the US Airforce during the Vietnam War. Chuck retired from FCI Loretto Prison after 20 years of service as a Correctional Officer. He was a member of the Church of the Transfiguration; Menoher Post #155 V.F.W.; Conemaugh-Franklin American Legion Post #633; and life member of the Conemaugh Firemen’s Club. Chuck enjoyed fishing, golfing, and playing cards with his family. He loved his family dearly, especially his grandchildren and will be missed greatly. His family would like to thank everyone at Heritage Hospice, especially Liza. At Chuck’s request, there will be no public viewing. Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Church of the Transfiguration, Fr. Robert C. Hall, Pastor. Committal will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery with military rites conducted by Menoher Post #155 VFW Ritual Team. The family is being served by the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. The family suggests contributions be directed to the Church of the Transfiguration, 335 Second Street, Conemaugh, PA 15909 in memory of Chuck. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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I worked with Chuck at Loretto. Condolences to his family.

Liz Carlson Apr 17 2018 12:00 AM

Thanks for all the fun memories back in the days of DJing. Your legacy lives on with your family.
My deepest condolences and sympathy...

Dave Moran Apr 16 2018 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies to Chris and family. I will always remember the laughter I shared with Chuck. His engaging smile and booming laugh will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace.

Walt Wojnaroski Apr 16 2018 12:00 AM

May God Bless and Protect you in His Embrace Chuck.
Condolences to Your Family.
From a friend and classmate.

George M. Oleksa Apr 16 2018 12:00 AM

A Warm Thoughts was ordered on April 16, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Apr 16 2018 12:00 AM

our sympathy thoughts are with you and your family God Bless you

Barbara Verbano Apr 16 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leon Kaminsky

Ciara Gartland Apr 16 2018 12:00 AM

Chris. So very sorry to hear on Chuck's passing. Prayers and loving thoughts for you and your family at this time.

Patty Slaventa Intihar Apr 16 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leon Kaminsky

Ciara Apr 16 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leon Kaminsky

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