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Michael Kolesar
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1862, Slovakia
Death: Jun. 6, 1927
Hazleton
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Hazleton Standard-Sentinel; Tuesday, June 7, 1927; page 15:
"Michael Kolessar"
Michael Kolessar, a well known resident of this city, died at the family home on East Diamond avenue, yesterday, following a long illness. Mr. Kolessar was born in Czecho-Slovakia, 67 years ago and immigrated to this country at the age of 24. He started work in the coal mines of this region, where he was employed until a few years ago, when he worked for the Taxpayers' Association. He was a member of St. John's Greek Catholic church, St. John's Society Branch No. 8, Ukrainian Society and the Congregational society.

He is survived by his wife and the following children: Mrs. John Lesko, Mrs. George Barkanich, Michael, John, George and Joe. One brother, John Kolessar of Freeland, also survives. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
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Hazleton Standard-Sentinel; Wednesday, June 8, 1927; page 17:
"Kolessar" - At 805 East Diamond avenue, Michael Kolessar, Sr. Funeral Thursday at 9 a. m. from his late residence. Requiem high mass in St. John's Greek Catholic Church at 9:30 a. m. Interment in St. John's G. C. cemetery. Frank H. Bonin, funeral director.
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Hazleton Standard-Sentinel; Friday, June 10, 1927; page 21:
"Michael Kollessar, Sr."
The funeral of Michael Kollessar, Sr., took place yesterday morning from the family residence, 805 East Diamond avenue. A requiem high mass was celebrated in St. John's Greek Catholic Church at 9:30 a. m. Interment was made in St. John's Greek Catholic cemetery.
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PA Death Certificate:
son of John Kolessar and unknown mother, both born in Czecho Slovakia. He was a laborer on road.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Sciranka Kolesar (1862 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Anna Kolessar Racho (1883 - 1969)*
  Michael Kolesar (1885 - 1948)*
  Mary Kolesar Barkanic (1887 - 1973)*
  John H. Kolessar (1889 - 1976)*
  George Kolessar (1894 - 1975)*
  Joseph Kolesar (1898 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Byzantine Catholic Cemetery
Hazleton
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section A, Row 33, Plot #23
 
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Originally Created by: Mary Fenton
Record added: Jul 17, 2003
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Michael Kolesar
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Michael Kolesar
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