GEORGE EDWARD WATACH
George, 91, of Oakdale, North Fayette Twp., died Tuesday, December 26, 2017, in his home.
He was born August 26, 1926, in New York, a son of the late George and Mary Watach.
Mr. Watach was a member of St. Patrick’s R.C. Church in Noblestown. He was a retired maintenance electrician supervisor having worked for 37 years at First Energy of East Lake, OH and enjoyed golfing, bowling and dancing the polka. He was a World War II Navy veteran.
Surviving are his wife of 68 years Betty L. Scrimshaw Watach; children, the late Barbara Tomekalski, Jacqueline M. (Stephen) Ickes of OH, Suzette E. (Roger) Stewart of SC, Yvonne L. (Kevin) Shockey of Oakdale; brother and sisters, Joe (Dorothy) Watach of PA, Ann Hagen of CA, Betsy Ingram of WV; son-in-law, Richard Tomekalski of OH. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his great grandson, Dustin Orr and his sisters, Josephine, Mary and Alice.
Friends will be received Friday 5-8 p.m. in the Thomas-Little Funeral Service, Inc., 5000 Noblestown Road, Oakdale (724-693-2800) where blessing service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
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