Joe Berzansky

Born: Tue., Mar. 19, 1935
Died: Sun., Mar. 12, 2017


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Mar. 16, 2017
Location: Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Mar. 16, 2017
Location: Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home, Inc.

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 Joe Berzansky, 81, of Wood, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.
Born in Wood, PA on March 19, 1935, he was a son of the late Anna (Wolk) and Wasco  Berzansky.
On November 5, 1961, he was united in marriage to Kathleen (Wilson) Berzansky who survives at home.
He served in the U.S. Army stationed and worked in Germany for 2 years, and then worked as a Cement Mason at Laborers Union 0910 for 25 years.
He was a member of the DAV for years and was an avid trout fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, walking and hunting.
Along with his wife he is survived by two daughters, Kathy, wife of  Bryan Leabhart, of Dudley; and
Barbara Miller, and Companion Mark Ritchey, of Broad Top City, a brother, Charles Berzansky, Grandchildren, Jenna and Brittany Myers, and Julia and Allan Miller, Great Grandchildren, Robert "Gage", and Sophia Bollman, Noah, Isaiah, and Gracelyn Lazor.
He was preceded in death by a great grandchild, Gavin Charles Joseph Bollman, Brothers, Alex, Nick, Paul, Michael, John, George, Steve, Andrew, and two sisters, Susan and Mary.
Friends will be received on Thursday March 16, 2017 from 9-11 AM at the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc..
Funeral Services will be held at the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc., Broad Top City, PA, at 11 AM on Thursday, March 16th, with pastor John Bennett officiating.
Interment at I.O.O.F. Cemetery Broad Top City, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bedford County Humane Society 1108 Lutzville Road Everett, PA 15537.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc. 5010 Railroad Ave. Broad Top City, PA. 16621. Online condolences can be made at

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Blaine (Hotdog) & Nancy Jo
   Posted Wed March 15, 2017
So sorry, to hear about the passing of Joe. He always waved when he went down the street if we were outside. He will be missed by you all.
May God bless his soul and he rests in peace.
Your neighbors,
Blaine & Nancy Jo

Penny Hess Cherry
   Posted Wed March 15, 2017
Im so sorry to hear of Joes passing. He was a big part of my memories of growing up in Wood. Ill pass along my prayers of comfort to Kate, Kathy and Barb. May the lord keep his watch over your family.

Mary Berzansky
   Posted Thu March 16, 2017
To my Uncle Joe, I am sorry I could not be there today but know that you have been in my thoughts this day. It is comforting that you are with my dad, Alex, and Uncle Steve, who I know will look after you. May you rest in peace.

Your niece , Mary

Ernest Fuller
   Posted Fri March 17, 2017
I am sorry to hear that Joe has died. My condolences to his family since I know protecting them meant so much to him. Joe was a big inspiration to me. His concern and perseverance in working to protect Wood's water source showed me what a determined man can do for his neighbors.

   Posted Mon March 27, 2017
Sorry to hear my old school mate passed on Joe and I grew up together in wood in the 50s
Used to swim at the old BAB. Will always cherish my memories of Joe
Rest in peace old buddy.

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