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George Joseph “Bud” Zatsick, 93

May 2, 2012

George Joseph “Bud” Zatsick, 93, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.

He was born April 14, 1919, in Punxsutawney, the son of the late Joseph Blaze and Mary (Banasz) Zatsick.

He was married to Anne Marino, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Zatsick was a member of Teamster Union Local 110 and worked as a warehouse foreman for Jefferson Grocery.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served as a corporal in the U.S. Army.

Mr. Zatsick was a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church in Punxsutawney.

Surviving relatives include two sons, Brother Martin (George) Zatsick of Lake Andes, S.D., and Edward Zatsick of Punxsutawney; a daughter, Catherine Smith of Punxsutawney; two granddaughters, Kimberly Kerr and husband Craig and Summer Smith; and three great-grandchildren, Kyle, Cara and Hunter Kerr.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by five brothers and five sisters, and a son-in-law, David L. “Ponch” Smith Jr.

Friends will be received from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2012, at the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, May 7, 2012, at Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Joseph J. Riccardo officiating.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Punxsutawney.

The family requests that donations in memory of Mr. Zatsick be made to SS.C.D. School or SS.C.D. Church.

Online condolences may be made at www.faitfuneralhome.com.

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