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Thursday December 16th, 2021
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Friday December 17th, 2021
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Russell Leon Bobkoskie

Bobkoskie – Russell Leon, 80, Johnstown, PA, went to be with the Lord on December 12, 2021. Born on August 25, 1941 in Williamsport, PA, son of the late Leon Edward and Grace (Stettler) Bobkoskie. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Linda (Eck) Bobkoskie, Johnstown, to whom he was married on September 9, 1967; daughters, Cheryl (Kenneth) Chandler, Johnstown; Annette (Timothy) Zell, Lebanon, PA; Danielle Marx, Johnstown; grandchildren, Veronica Johns, Savanna Johns, Harlan Chandler, Ira Chandler, Kyhlian Rossell, Selena (Timothy) Merrick, Owen Zell, Nicholas Marx, Gretchen Marx, Ethan Marx, Matthew Feather, Andrew Feather, Robert Feather; great-grandchildren, Madilynn Wang, Elliot Wang, Oliver Czinka, Leo Merrick; Brother, Michael (Maggie) Bobkoskie, Sellersburg, IN; niece, Krystyna (Christopher) Helms, Phoenix, AZ; nephew, Edward Bobkoskie; great-niece, Reign Helms. special family, Melanie (Russell) Feather, Clinton, MD. Russell was a 1959 graduate of Williamsport High School and 1964 graduate of Lycoming College. He was employed as a Certified Industrial Hygienist by PA Dept. of Environmental Resources, Bethlehem Steel Company, and retired from National Loss Control Service Corp. Russell served as Sanitary Officer, Richland Twp.; Treasurer and Junior Safety Program Instructor of the Johnstown Rifle and Pistol Club; President of Greater Johnstown Postcard Club. He enjoyed astronomy, gardening, cooking, and history. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown; volunteered as an adult altar server for funerals and at the former St. Benedict Gift Shop. Friends will be received from 3-6 p.m. on Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where Vigil Service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Fr. David S. Peles, Pastor. Committal will be at the convenience of the family at Resurrection Cemetery, Montoursville, PA. The family suggests contributions be directed to St. Benedict Catholic Church, 2310 Bedford Street, Johnstown, PA 15904 or to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Avenue, Windber, PA 15963 in memory of Russell. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.


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Annette Zell May 19 2022 12:23 PM

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Annette Zell Apr 12 2022 7:12 PM

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Annette Zell Mar 14 2022 5:06 PM

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Phyllis Frey Dec 17 2021 4:31 PM

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Phyllis Frey Dec 16 2021 7:17 PM

Linda and family. Please know we would be there if circumstances were different. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. I always looked forward in spending time with my Blephros and spouses. You are all my family. Linda feel free to call me anytime, if not leave a message and i wil return your call. I pray for all for comfort and peace at this time. love Tom and Cheryl Be safe.

Cheryl Dec 16 2021 10:59 AM

My heart is with you Linda and family. Prayers for Russell have been added to my daily rosary. God bless you. 💛 ✝️🕯🌹

Dawn Kreutzberger Dec 15 2021 10:30 PM

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