Reverend Francis A. Nazimek, age 86, of Fredericktown, Pa, died July 30, 2008 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. Father Nazimek was born on January 6, 1922 at Cardale, Fayette County, the son of Joseph and Magdaline Michno Nazimek. Father graduated from Redstone Twp. High School and St. Vincent's College and Seminary, and was ordained a priest on June 13, 1948. Father served the parishes of Our Lady of Consolation Nemacolin; St. Mary's, Crucible, Sacred Heart, Rices Landing and St. Hugh, Carmichaels from 1966 to 1999.
Surviving are 2 nephews: John T. Nazimek and wife Regina, Connelsville; Revered David J. Nazimek, Monessen; 1 niece: Madelyn Nemeth, Uniontown; great nephew: Jeremy Nazimek, Las Vegas, and sister-in-law: Leona M. Nazimek, Republic. Four brothers are deceased: Paul, John, Anthony and Andrew Nazimek and two sisters: Agatha LeGrande and Antoinette Nazimek.
Friends will be received in the LESAKO FUNERAL HOME, INC., 204 Dowlin Ave., Carmichaels, Pa 15329 (724-966-5100) on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and until 10:15 a.m. Monday when a prayer service will be held at the Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Hugh Roman Catholic Church, 408 Rt. 88, Carmichaels with Bishop David A. Zubik, Principal Celebrant. Burial in Mt. Macrina Cemetery, Uniontown, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Catholic Charities of Greene County; St. Hugh Church; the Church of the Madonna, Cardale, Pa or the charity of your choice.
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Published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on 8/1/2008
Served parishes for 60 years
The Rev. Francis Nazimek, 86, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.
The Rev. Nazimek was born January 6, 1922, in Cardale, Fayette County, a son of Joseph and Magdaline Michno Nazimek.
He graduated from Redstone Township High School and St. Vincent's College and Seminary, and was ordained a priest on June 13, 1948.
The Rev. Nazimek served for 60 years at parishes in the Diocese of Pittsburgh including St. Mary Czestochowa, McKeesport, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Adalbert and Corpus Christi, all of Pittsburgh, and St. Oliver Plunkett, Fredericktown.
He served the parishes of Our Lady of Consolation in Nemacolin, St. Mary's Crucible and Sacred Heart in Rices Landing and St. Hugh in Carmichaels from 1966 to 1999.
The Rev. Nazimek's extra-parochial assignments were Faithful Friar of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree, and chaplain of the John F. Kennedy Council Knights of Columbus, Catholic Daughters of America and Nemacolin Volunteer Fire Department.
The Rev. Nazimek shared the joys and sorrows of his parishioners for three generations and will be missed.
Surviving are two nephews, John T. Nazimek and wife Regina of Connellsville and the Rev. David J. Nazimek of Monessen; a niece, Madelyn Nemeth of Uniontown; a great-nephew, Jeremy Nazimek of Las Vegas; and a sister-in-law, Leona M. Nazimek of Republic.
Deceased are four brothers, Paul, John, Anthony and Andrew Nazimek, and two sisters, Agatha LeGrande and Antoinette Nazimek.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and until 10:15 a.m., the time of a prayer service, Monday, August 4, in Lesako Funeral Home Inc., 204 Dowlin Avenue, Carmichaels (724-966-5100). A Mass of Christian Burial will follow in St. Hugh Roman Catholic Church, 408 Route 88, Carmichaels, with Bishop David A. Zubik as principal celebrant. Burial will be in Mount Macrina Cemetery, Uniontown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Catholic Charities of Greene County, St. Hugh Church, Church of the Madonna in Cardale or a charity of one's choice.
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