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Julius S. Misurda
June 3, 1935 ~ December 3, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Julius Samuel Misurda 88 of Clymer, died peacefully at home on Sunday, December 3rd, 2023.
Born in Clymer on June 3, 1935, he was the Son of the late Samuel Misurda and Mary (Tatay) Misurda. He was the husband of MaryLou Misurda whom he married on August 20th, 1960.
Julius was a 1953 graduate of Clymer High Scool and a 1957 graduate of Indiana State Teachers College with bachelor degrees in both Mathematics and Science. Upon graduation, he was employed at the Marion Center School District for several years and then accepted a job at Penns Manor High School where he would be able to teach mathematics and coach football.
During his years at Penns Manor, he was the Jr. High Basketball Coach, Assistant Football Coach under Pat Corrigan and then became Head Coach in 1972 when he had an undefeated season and was selected The Coach of the Year. He retired from coaching at Penns Manor in 1981 then joined the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) football team under Head Coach, Owen Dougherty and was the Assistant Backfield Coach for 2 years. He continued teaching at Penns Manor until his retirement in 1993.
He will be lovingly remembered as a wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, brother and friend to so many people. He was a lifelong member of the Church of the Resurrection, he was a 1st Lieutenant in the Army Reserve, and was a member of the Clymer Water Authority. He worked for many years in the office at Tate’s Supermarket where he made many lifelong friends. His favorite things were going to the PM football games (enjoying the food tent) with his son-in law Todd and buddy Jeff, watching College and Pro football on TV, gambling at the Rivers Casino, working on Sudoku puzzles, and visiting many local businesses in Clymer.
Survived by his loving wife MaryLou, daughters Kimberley of Clymer and Sharon (Todd) Getty of Homer City, and his dog Laddie. He is also survived by sister Mary Alice Salerno of Indiana, and a sister-in-law Shirley Sherry of Brunswick, Ohio, numerous nieces and nephews along with extended family Michael Guady, Jeff Guady and Mrs. Joanne Getty.
He was prededed in death by his parents, brother-in-laws; Fred Onorato, Robert Yingling, Edward Salerno, and William Sherry and, sister-in-laws; Genevieve Yingling and Lorraine Onorato.
Honoring Julius’ wishes, services will be private with the McCabe~Roof Funeral Home entrusted