Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

June 22, 2013

BRIAN E. GYORKO [Meyersdale, Pa.]

MEYERSDALE, Pa. — Brian Eugene Gyorko, 58, of Meyersdale, Pa., died Friday, June 21, 2013, in Grove City, Pa.

He was the son of the late William John Gyorko and Lois Gertrude (Shipley). He was also preceded in death by his sister, Peggy Hoover and his former wife, Beth Ann (Sanner).

He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Susan Ann (Svonavec); his children, Matthew Gyorko, of York, Pa., Alicia Venable and husband Josh, of Dover, Pa. and Andrew Gyorko, of Confluence; step children, Michele Little and husband Rich, of Berlin, Erin Baker and husband Timothy, of Friedens and Terra Knopsnyder and husband Jeff, of Meyersdale; grandchildren, Brieona, Luc, Zach, Telise, Mahaley, Lauren, Joel, Olivia, Jax and Eli and brothers and sisters, Gary W. Gyorko, Allen R. Gyorko and wife Darlene, and Larry J. Gyorko, all of Confluence, Susan E. Blocker, of Jacksonville, Fla. and Ellen M. Knopsnyder and fiance Chip Hittie, of Berlin.

Brian is a 1973 graduate of Rockwood High School. He worked for 22 years for Leiss Tool and Die and seven years for ATK. He was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church. He loved golfing and enjoyed hunting, sports and shopping.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home, Somerset, where a vigil service will be conducted at 1:45 p.m.

A funeral Mass will be conducted on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. in St. Peters Catholic Church, Somerset.

Committal will be in Somerset County Memorial Park.

Contributions may be made to Somerset “In Touch” Hospice, PO Box 1173, Somerset, Pa., or to meet the needs of the family.

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