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Henry A Bratkovich
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1921
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 2011
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA

Henry A. Bratkovich, 90, of Chicora Medical Center, formerly of Kaylor, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, in Butler Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 21, 1921, Kaylor, to Joseph and Theresa (Lozar) Bratkovich. He was the husband of the late Frances L. (Colella) Bratkovich, whom he married June 18, 1949. Mr. Bratkovich was a 1941 Graduate of Karns City High School. He enjoyed hunting and gardening and was a former manager of the Bradys Bend Little League, Chicora Pony League and the Chicora American Legion Baseball teams. He was employed by Wycoff Steel in Ambridge as a turning machine operator, then at Penn Drake (Penreco) in Karns City for 40 years. He served as a staff sergeant in the Marine Corps and served in Trinidad. Mr. Bratkovich was a recipient of the Honorable Service Lapel Button and the Honorable Discharge Button. He was a member St. Patrick Church, Bradys Bend, where he was a lector, Eucharistic Minister, usher, member of the Altar Rosary Society, the Diocesan Expansion Captain and past president of the Parish Council.. He also was a member of the Bradys Bend American Legion Post No. 488 for 65 consecutive years. He is survived by two sons, Stephen M. Bratkovich and wife, Janet, of St. Paul, Minn., and Alan A. Bratkovich and wife, Karen, of Libby, Mont.; one sister, Rose Schumacher, of East Brady; three granddaughters, Holly, Amy and Emily Bratkovich; also survived by nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Frances (May 15, 2006); four brothers; and four sisters. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the CHARLES B. BUECHELE FUNERAL HOME, 105 Fourth St., East Brady. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Church, Bradys Bend, with the Rev. William Kuba, Pastor of St. Eusebius Church, East Brady, officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Bradys Bend. Parish prayer service will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. American Legion Post No. 488 will conduct a veterans service at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home and military honors in the cemetery Saturday. To view or express condolences, visit

Kittanning Leader Times 12/30/2011 
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  Frances L. Colella Bratkovich (1926 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Bradys Bend
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
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Henry A Bratkovich
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