George Fenchak

September 30, 1939 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

George Fenchak Obituary

FENCHAK, George, 84, of Athens, GA passed away January 29th, 2024 in Athens, GA.

Born September 30th, 1939 in Dilltown, PA, son of the late Charles and Barbara Fenchak. Survived by wife, Elizabeth (Kischel) to whom he was married 57 years; daughter, Pamela Gardner, Encinitas, CA; daughter, Sharon Fenchak, Asheville, NC; daughter, Georgianne (Larry) Fenchak, Cary, NC; son, Christopher (Shannon) Fenchak, Lilburn, GA; 7 grandchildren, Isabel, Annah Rose, Jackson, George, Luke, Helen and Parker. George lived in Cresson, PA and then Athens, GA for the past 30 years. George served in the Army that led him into his career as a coal miner and machinist at Mine 33 in Ebensburg, PA. George was an avid golfer, vacationer, gardener, fisherman and he enjoyed hunting and bowling in his younger years, but his greatest skill was talking to any and everyone. George cherished time with his wife Liz, family and friends the most. He was so proud of his children and grandchildren and spoke often of their accomplishments. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 17th, 2024 at 2:00 p.m., in the Cresson United Methodist Church, Cresson, PA by George's Great Nephew Reverend Matthew Williams, celebrant. Veteran's service by the Cresson Area Military Honor Guard. Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Cresson, PA. To friends not able to join us in person the service will be streamed for all to participate, including all of his golfing buddies via this Zoom link: lieu of flowers, he would like donations to the Cresson Township Veterans Park via George Fenchak's Memorial for Veterans Park page at or directly to the Cresson Township Veterans Park, 730 Portage Road, Cresson, PA 16630, In Memory of George Fenchak on memo line.Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, GA, is in charge of arrangements. Local arrangements by Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church Street, Gallitzin

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Funeral Service
February 17, 2024

2:00 PM
United Methodist Church
619 5th Street
Cresson, PA 16630


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