Ernest T. Mazeika
Died: Feb 9, 2015
Ernest T. Mazeika
Ernest T. Mazeika, 87, of Girardville, passed away Monday at Shenandoah Senior Living Community. Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Wildcat, Girardville, he was a son of the late Frank and Ann Leckner Mazeika. He was a graduate of Butler Township High School. He was a US Army veteran of WWII having served with the Medical Detachment and last stationed at Camp Kilmer, NJ. Ernest was a pipefitter and worked from the Pipefitters Union Local 524, Scranton. He previously worked as a coal miner in several local collieries. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Girardville and the American Legion Post #398, Frackville. Ernest is survived by his wife of 61 years Helen Shelcusky Mazeika, Girardville; two daughters; Kim Elchisack and her husband Michael, Pine Grove; and Debbie Sosnoski and her husband Eddie, Girardville; two sons; Gary Mazeika and his wife Kris, Ashland and Thomas Birster, Germantown; 6 grandchildren; Justin Cunningham, Gary Mazeika, Jr. and Ryan Mazaika, Shawn Sosnoski and Keven Sosnoski and Thomas Birster, Jr.; 3 great-grandchildren; Shawn, Zachary and Mason Sosnoski; a brother; Daniel Mazeika, Philadelphia; nieces and nephews. Religious Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Albert L. Gricoski Funeral Home, Frackville, with Rev. Edward B. Connelly, as celebrant. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation from 9:30 a.m. till time of service at the funeral home. Interment with Military Honors will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
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