March 1, 2013
Marie Wasnick, 87, Ninth Street, Huntingdon, PA died at 9:42 AM, Friday, March 1, 2013 at Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, PA
Born March 16, 1925 in Springfield Township, Huntingdon County, she was the daughter of the late Charles R. and Jessie M. (Locke) Covert. She was married to Mike Wasnick on March 18, 1943. Mr. Wasnick died November 22, 1984.
Mrs. Wasnick is survived by five children: Ruth E. Wasnick Young, RD, Blairs Mills, PA; Rosalind E. Wasnick Butterfield and husband Stephen, Kona, Hawaii; Joyce Wasnick Covert and husband Larry, Shade Gap, PA; Denise Wasnick Gavlak, Carlisle, PA; and Bruce Wasnick and wife Molly, Neelyton, PA.
Six grandchildren survive: Tommy Zinobile, David Zinobile, Adam Hudack, Tobie Wasnick, Dusty Wasnick, and Ashli Hudack.
There are six great grandchildren: Amber Zinobile, Thomas Zinobile, Madison Zinobile, Kierstin Wasnick, Harper Wasnick and Bailey Wasnick.
One sister Mary Covert Cutshall survives of RD, Three Springs, PA. Three brothers Milton, and Harold and Charles Covert and one sister Lillian Jacobs are deceased.
Mrs. Wasnick was of the Brethren Faith.
A homemaker, Mrs. Wasnick was last employed in California as a caregiver to “Georgia”, the sister to noted composer Hogie Carmichael. In earlier years, she worked at Rockhill Sportswear and Sagner, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA.
She especially enjoyed traveling all over the United States.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley Street, Orbisonia, PA (map/directions) with Pastor Gregory Harven officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home for a period of visitation one hour prior to the service.
Visiting - Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia - 10:00 a.m.
Memorial Service - Martin R. Brown Funeral Home - 11:00 a.m.