John S. Lodish, Sr., 87, of Tower City, passed away Friday at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
Born in Tower City, May 22, 1930, a son of the late Anthony and Anna Scherak Lodish.
He was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War.
John was retired from Lebanon Steel Foundry.
He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Chapel, Tower City.
John enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, hunting and fishing. He enjoyed cooking for his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Dallas Lodish, sisters; Margaret and Stella Lodish, Josephine Saylor, Julie Buscar and Mary Jacob, brothers; George, Walter and Joseph Lodish.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Marlene Masarik Lodish; one son, John Lodish, Jr., and his wife Dana, Orwin; four grandchildren he was very proud of, Taryn Ziegler and her husband Scott; Tatum Laudenslanger and her husband Kim and Derrick Lodish and his companion Dominique,Allison Warren; 3 step grandchildren, Brianna Taylor and her husband Mark, Scott and Ryan Malick. Eight great grandchildren; Pacen, Kamden, Birkley, Della, Sienna, Bentley, Hunter and Aryauna. Four sisters; Helen Richards, Florida, Carol Reiner, Virginia, Corene Daub and Kathleen Reed, both of Tower City. Niece and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Chapel, c/o Parish Office, 113 Cherry Street, Tremont, PA 17981. To sign the guestbook visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com