George E. Korlinchak Sr.


COALPORT — George E. Korlinchak Sr., 66, of Coalport, died Nov. 1, 2018 at home.

Born July 4, 1952 in Philipsburg, he was the son of George and Arminta (Kephart) Korlinchak.

He was preceded in death by his father on July 25, 1998 and son-in-law, Robert Wright.

He is survived by his mother of Coalport; wife, the former Melody Lidwell, whom he married July 25, 1973 in Ashville; children, Wendy Korlinchak of Coalport, Heather White (Dwayne) of Harrisburg, George Jr. (fiancé, Erin Fink) of Coalport, and Tiffany Oberholtzer (Mike) of Ephrata; eight grandchildren; brother, Richard (Sandy Lesher) of Coalport; sisters, Sheri Dudurich (Bob) of Irvona, Susan Korlinchak-Yoder (Jeff) of Lancaster, and Gina Eckenrode (Paul) of Chest Springs; several aunts; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

George enjoyed going to casinos, fishing and working around the house. He worked for 41 years as a prototype specialist for Case New Holland and retired in 2015.

He was a member of St. Basil Catholic Church, Coalport, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Zab Amar, celebrant.

Committal is at St. Basil Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, 1085 Main St., Coalport, PA 16627.

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