Joseph Michael Crackovich Senior, 84, of Uniontown, Pennsylvania died Monday, May 12, 1997 in Uniontown Hospital. He was born January 3, 1913 in Puritan Pennsylvania son of the late Michael and Jenny Melhar Crackovich.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son Joseph Michael Crackovich, II on January 6, 1988; three brothers, Vincent Crackovich, Michael Crackovich and John Roberts; and three sisters, Suzanne Doerr, Anna L. Morofsky and Mary Webber. He was the last remaining member of his family.
Mr. Crackovich was a member of the Saint George Maronite church and a 1930 graduate of German Township high school. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council of Carmichaels, the Hutchison Sportsmen's club and Fayette County's baseball Hall of Fame. Mr. Crackovich was a mine foreman and worked for US Steel for over 45 years. Surviving are his beloved wife of 57 years, Mary Ann Benko Crackovich; two daughters, Patricia Ann Campbell and Gloria Jean Lofstead, both of Uniontown; two grandsons, Joseph Patrick Campbell and Daniel Alan Campbell; four great-grandchildren, Taylor Campbell, Eden Ann Campbell, Victoria Campbell and Joseph A. Campbell; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the Dolfi Funeral Home, Uniontown, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Wednesday until 10:30 a.m., at which time the journey will begin to St. George Maronite Catholic Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Fr. Christopher J. Henderson as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mt. Macrina Cemetery.
Joseph Michael Crackovich
Born 03 January 1913 in Puritan PA
Died 12 May 1997 in Uniontown PA
Buried in Mt. Macrina Cemetery, Uniontown PA.