Einar Sherosky, 102, of Springdale, died Monday June 21, 2021, in his home. He was born Oct. 2, 1918, in Glassmere, to the late Michael and Stella Sobotka Sherosky and was a lifelong resident of the valley. He was a retired turbine operator for West Penn Power in Springdale. A veteran of World War II, serving in the Army serving from 1941 until 1945 in the Southwest Pacific, he received the Purple Heart with many other medals. A member of Guardian Angels Parish, St. Alphonsus Church in Springdale, and the Springdale Veterans Association, Einar enjoyed watching sports, from baseball, football and golf and especially basketball. He is survived by his three daughters, Marian (Helen Ting) Hoffman, of Niwot, Colo., Kathy (Eugene) Aszkiniewicz, of Plum Boro, and Beth (Jack) Bauer, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; one granddaughter, Janis Zweigle; and two great-grandchildren, Kennedy and Mason Zweigle. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Wenzel Sherosky; his three sisters, Josephine Therasse, Frances Shaffer and Marcella Sherosky, and four brothers, Ralph, Daniel, Joseph and Ted Sherosky. His daughters and family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 24, 2021, at the CHARLES B. JARVIE SPRINGDALE FUNERAL HOME INC., 801 Pittsburgh St., where a blessing service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday morning, June 25, with burial to follow next to his wife, with full military honors in Deer Creek Cemetery, Harmar Township. The Springdale Veterans of Foreign Wars will have a service 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley, 730 Church St., New Kensington, PA 15068, or Springdale Veterans Association, 1151 Pittsburgh St., Springdale, PA 15144.
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