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1937 James 2022

James "Zedo" Edward Yanoscsik

November 2, 1937 — October 14, 2022

Homer City

James Edward “Zedo” Yanoscsik, age 84, of Homer City died on Oct. 14, 2022, in Indiana. He was the son of the late Steve and Marie Elizabeth (Biggie) Yanoscsik and was born on November 2, 1937, in Lucernemines, Pennsylvania.

He was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, the Knights of Columbus Sacred Heart Of Jesus Council 10960, the Red Barn Sportsman Club, the Wellness Center of Indiana, and Silver Sneakers.  He enjoyed, fishing, and hunting and he built his home. He was a loving father and good provider and laid a stable foundation for his family.

He was a member of the United States Marine Corps from 1955-1959.  Jim worked at Numec in Apollo, R & P Coal Cleaning Plant, and was the maintenance man at St. Louis Church.

He is survived by his wife, Frances “Mimi” (Horchar) Yanoscsik; his son, James, and wife Cindy, Yorktown, Virginia; and his daughter, Michelle Yanoscsik, Westfield, Indiana.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Chelsea, and husband Aaron Turner, Perry Georgia, and Ashleigh, Blacksburg, Virginia.  His two sisters, Maxine Burkley, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, and Kathy and husband James Sprankle, Penn Run, Pennsylvania; his sister-in-law, Jane Pala, Hershey, Pennsylvania, and many nieces and nephews also survive him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Eugene, and brother-in-law, Tom Burkley.

Friends will be received Monday, from 4-7 PM at Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Homer City. A Blessing Service will be held Tuesday at 9:30 AM  at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Lucernemines Site.  Interment to follow in the St. Louis Cemetery where graveside military rites will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of the Assumption Parish or the Indiana Parkinson's Support Group, or to any charity of your choice.

Please visit www.bowserfh.com to sign the online guestbook, for directions, or to make a donation to a charity in Jim’s name.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Lucernemines Site

Lucerne Road, Lucerne Mines, PA

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Visitation

Monday, October 17, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.

4606 Old US Highway 119 South, Homer City, PA 15748

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Blessing Service

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Starts at 9:30 am (Eastern time)

Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.

4606 Old US Highway 119 South, Homer City, PA 15748

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