Joseph F. Boguslawski, 76, of Worthington, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. He was born May 26, 1943, a son of Adam Francis and Mary (Dutch) Boguslawski. He was a lifelong resident of Armstrong County. He retired from ARMCO in Butler, Pa and continued working as a lab courier at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital prior to his final retirement. He was a member and practicing parishioner of St. Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Kittanning. Joe was a lifetime member of Worthington-West Franklin Volunteer Fire Department, serving in many positions throughout the years. He was also a member of the Keystone Kruisers with his 1999 red 35th Anniversary Limited Edition Ford Mustang. Joe enjoyed watching, rooting for, and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins. He made sure to always support his children throughout the years with their various activities, and continued that support with his grandchildren and their activities. Joe enjoyed cruising with his wife during his retirement.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Victoria, who he married February 24, 1973. He will also be greatly missed by his 4 children and their families, including 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild: daughters, Tara Boguslawski, Erin Boguslawski, and Carrie Jo (Brian) Harclerode; son, Joel Boguslawki; granddaughters, Darlene (husband, Steven) Cloak, Lauren (husband, Zach) Busch, and Kori Booher; grandsons, Dalton Booher, Justin Booher, Ian Harclerode, Christian Harclerode, and Eli Boguslawki; granddaughter, Ela Boguslawski; and great-granddaughter, Scarlett Cloak. Also surviving are his brothers, Adam Boguslawski and George Boguslawski; and sisters, Barb (husband, John) Bednarz and Theresa Boguslawski (husband, Rick Rubis). Joe was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will be received from 1-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the F. Duane Snyder Funeral Home, 119 Bear Street, Worthington, PA. Additional visitation will be held on Friday, October 18 at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until time of parting prayers at 10:15 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church in Kittanning with Fr. Alan Grote officiating. Burial will follow at Lawn Haven Burial Estates in Worthington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Joe’s honor to the Parkinson Foundation of Western PA, 575 Lincoln Avenue, Bellevue, PA 15202 or St. Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 101 West High Street, Kittanning, PA 16201.
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Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania
575 Lincoln Avenue, Bellevue PA 15202
St. Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Kittanning
348 N. Water St., Kittanning PA 16201