WILLIAM G. HUDACSEK
AMBRIDGE, Pa. William G. Hudacsek Sr., 84, died Friday (Nov. 7, 2008) at the Commons of Squirrel Hill in Economy, Pa.
Born Aug. 22, 1924, in Adrian, Pa., he was the son of the late John J. and Sophia Lichvarcik Hudacsek. William Bill worked for the former Elmhurst Dairy (Byrne Dairy Inc.) in Hornell and was a retired employee of the Wyckoff Drawn Steel Co. in Pennsylvania. Following his retirement, he worked as a private investigator for the John J. Hudacsek Jr. Law Firm, was a certified NRA safety instructor and developed a crime watch program in his area.
Bill was an avid golfer and a talented sketch artist. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII from 1943-45 and was a longtime member of the Baden Township American Legion Post 641 in Ambridge.
Bill was predeceased by his wife, Frances Organ Hudacsek, Aug. 30, 2001; and a brother, John J. Hudacsek Jr., April 16, 2005.
Surviving are a son, William G. Hudacsek Jr. and his wife, Samia, of Aurora, Colo.; daughters, Karen Heckel and Peg Hudacsek, both of Canisteo; a stepson, Ronald Evanish and his wife, Betty, of Pittsburgh; stepdaughters, Patricia Bulfalini and her husband, James, of Economy, Pa.
and Pam Soltis of San Juan, Calif.; six grandchildren, Jasmin Hudacsek of Colorado, Peter Heckel of Canisteo, Jamie Soltis, Michael Soltis, Richard Soltis and Brian Bufalini; one great-grandchild, Sadie Heckel of Canisteo; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Sylvia Hudacsek of Cortland, Ohio; and nieces and nephews.
At Bills request, plans for an immediate cremation with remains to be buried at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colo. beside his wife, were made. The Bohn-Matich Funeral Home Inc., 1099 Maplewood Ave., Ambridge, Pa., has been entrusted with the arrangements. A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Canisteo American Legion.