Joseph O. Schenk

Joseph O. Schenk, 86, Ebensburg, died Monday. He was born in Loretto, son of the late Albin and Edith (Baker) Schenk. Surviving are five children: Edith, Debra, Joseph, Edward and Daniel; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four siblings: Rita, Aileen, Rose and Albin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Jane “Patsy” (Conrad); a daughter, Sharon Kathryn; a granddaughter; and four siblings. Joe was a U.S. Navy veteran. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at Holy Family Church.Joseph O. Schenk