GREENVILLE, Pennsylvania – Albert W. Durniok, age 87, of West Drive, West Salem Township, Greenville, passed away after a brief illness Tuesday afternoon, October 10, 2017 in UPMC Presbyterian Pittsburgh.
He was born in Pittsburgh on July 8, 1930, to Paul M. and Catherine (Helsel) Durniok.
Al was a 1948 graduate of South Hills High School and received his associates degree in business from Youngstown State University.
He served in the U.S. Air Force and had retired in 1995 as Sr. Vice President of human resources at the former R.D. Werner Co., where he had been employed for 45 years.
Al served for over 30 years on the board of directors of Greenville Regional Hospital and had also been a Jamestown School board member for 15 years.
He was an adoring father of his five children and was a life long Pittsburgh sports fan. Al’s other interests included, golfing, fishing, the outdoors and gardening, collecting and restoring antiques and always staying active.
On September 2, 1993, he married the former Judith Louise Jackson, she passed away on December 11, 2006. His previous wife, whom he had all five of children with, Donna M. Durniok, passed away on September 2, 2002.
He is survived by his five children, Wayne Durniok and his fiancée, Debbie Wetzel of New Wilmington, Lynne Onufer and her husband, Terry of Mars, Pennsylvania, Brian Durniok of Jamestown, Pennsylvania, Christopher Durniok of Greenville and Beth Williams and her husband, Doug of Pittsburgh and nine grandchildren, Lindsay Onufer, Ian Onufer, Max Onufer, Kristen Rebstock, Trevor Wetzel, Brihanna Wetzel, Rachel Durniok, Megan Williams and Haley Williams.
Al was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his previous wife; a brother, Merle Durniok and a grandson, Kyle A. Durniok.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, Pennsylvania.
A private family funeral service will follow in the funeral home.
Burial will be in Shenango Valley Cemetery
Memorial contributions may be made to UPMC Horizon Greenville, 110 N. Main Street, Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125.
A television tribute will air Friday, October 13 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.