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Joseph J. "Didge" Krisko

July 24, 1938 March 7, 2021
Joseph J. "Didge" Krisko
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Obituary for Joseph J. "Didge" Krisko

“Didge” – 82 of Portage, passed away on March 7, 2021 in Johnstown. He was born on July 24, 1938 in Jamestown, Portage, Township. Joseph was the son of Joseph Sr. and Mary (Sikora) Krisko. He is preceded in death by his parents, his grandson, Nathan Burk, and his brother, Gary Krisko.

Joseph is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Mary Ann (Bodosky) Krisko. They were united in marriage on May 12, 1962 at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Cassandra. He is also survived by his loving daughters: Kathleen wife of David Pike of Hollidaysburg and Karen wife of Scott Burk of Portage and their children: Nicholas Burk and Fiancee’ Andrea Wallack of Hollidaysburg and Nolan and Olivia Burk. Joseph was the brother of Louise Krisko, Joann Kisic, Eugene Krisko and wife Annette and Thomas Krisko and wife Martha, all of Jamestown.

He was a 1956 Graduate of Portage Area High School and a graduate of Williamsport Technical Institute. He was formerly employed by Bethlehem Steel as an electrician. Joseph was a member of the former Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Polish Catholic Church and a member of the Sacred Heart Ushers Club. He also served as a past officer and he was a lifetime member of the Jamestown Rod and Gun Club.

Family will receive friends on Friday, March 12, 2021 from 5 to 8 PM at the Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. in Portage. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 11 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church in Portage, Fr. Thomas Stabile, Celebrant. Committal in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Portage. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Joseph’s name to the Nathan Burk Scholarship Fund, C/O Bishop Carroll Catholic Highschool, 728 Benjamin Franklin Highway, Ebensburg, PA 15931. On-line condolences may be made at www.decortfh.com.

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Visitation

Friday

12

Mar

5:00 PM 3/12/2021 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/12/2021 8:00:00 PM
Decort Funeral Home

532 Main Street
Portage, PA 15946

Decort Funeral Home
532 Main Street Portage 15946 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

13

Mar

11:00 AM 3/13/2021 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/13/2021 12:00:00 PM
Holy Family Catholic Church

509 Caldwell Avenue
Portage, PA 15946

Holy Family Catholic Church
509 Caldwell Avenue Portage 15946 PA
United States

Graveside

Saturday

13

Mar

12:15 PM 3/13/2021 12:15:00 PM - 12:30 PM 3/13/2021 12:30:00 PM
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart

Cemetery Road
Portage, PA 15946

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart
Cemetery Road Portage 15946 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Final Resting Place

Cemetery Road
Portage, PA 15946

Cemetery Road Portage 15946 PA
United States
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