Farming Rural 12

Joseph Schatko

January 19, 1946 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 75)

Obituary

Joseph Schatko, 75, of Clymer, PA., passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021 at Crystal Waters Personal Care Home.

He was the son of John and Agnes (Fuchs) Schatko, born January 19, 1946 in Wels, Austria.

Joe was a member of the Church of the Resurrection, Clymer, where he was an alter server for funeral Masses and helped with Sunday services.  He came to America in 1955 from Wels, Austria.  Joe loved to work on the family farm.  He loved spending time with his family joking and teasing with all of them.  Joe was a care giver for his mother in her later years.  He loved his dog Duke.

He is survived by three sisters, Leah Gulas of Purchase Line, Wanda Kush and husband Edward of Greensburg, Annemarie Watson of Hillsdale, and several nieces and nephews.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Frank Schatko, and two brothers-in-law, John Gulas and Melvin Watson.

Friends will be received on Friday, February 19, 2021 from 11 am to 2 pm at the McCabe~Roof Funeral Home, 565 Franklin St., Clymer with his funeral service following at 2 pm with Fr. James Morley, officiating.  Interment will be in the Church of the Resurrection Cemetery, Clymer.  Face masks and social distancing will be required.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 19, 2021

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
McCabe-Roof Funeral Home
565 Franklin Street
Clymer, PA 15728

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Funeral Service
Friday
February 19, 2021

2:00 PM
McCabe-Roof Funeral Home
565 Franklin Street
Clymer, PA 15728

Video is available for this event


Interment
Friday
February 19, 2021

3:00 PM
Church of the Resurrection, Clymer Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Clymer, PA 15728

Video is available for this event


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