Mount Vernon News
  • Harry S. Wojtseck

  • December 27, 2010

JELLOWAY — Harry S. Wojtseck, 86, of Jelloway, died Friday afternoon, Dec. 24, 2010, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Loudonville.

Harry was born Aug. 17, 1924, in Weltytown, Pa., to Mike and Elizabeth (Katzner) Wojtseck. Harry was a World War II veteran. He served as a Gunner’s Mate Second Class on the L.S.T. 0722. He was able to take the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., a few years ago, which he really enjoyed. He retired as a welder from General Motors in Mansfield. Harry was a member of the Owl Creek Harmony Primitive Baptist Church at Waterford.

Harry is survived by his sons, Mike (Betty) Wojtseck of Mount Vernon and Terry Lee Wojtseck of Danville; sister, Mary Wagner; sisters-in-law, Ann Wojtseck, Jean Viers and Elsie Divers; grandchildren, Stephanie (Steve) Ishmael, Heather (Bill) Burgess, Ben Wojtseck, Darcey (Terry) Byers, Deanna Wojtseck and Chris Wojtseck; 10 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends, especially all the caregivers at Colonial Manor.

Besides his parents, Harry was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Mae (Looney) Wojtseck, on May 9, 2010; a son, Tim Wojtseck; brothers, Charlie, George, John, Henry and Walter; and sisters, Lucy and Betty.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Dec. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, where funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. with Elders Jack Griffith and Darven Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, OH 44805.

Private condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Harry S. Wojtseck.

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