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Nicholas John Gorzo Jr.

January 9, 1942 — April 10, 2023

Nicholas John Gorzo, Jr., age 81 and a 12 plus year cancer survivor, of White Oak, died on Monday, April 10, 2023. He was born in McKeesport on January 9, 1942 and is the son of the late Nicholas John, Sr. and Anna Gothard Gorzo. He was employed as a plant manager at IGC transportation and was also a Pennsylvania State Constable. He was a member of the Youghiogheny Masonic Lodge #583 and Shriners International. He was the founding member of the White Oak Rescue Squad and was a double lifetime member, past president, chairman of the board, and fire police of the White Oak Volunteer Fire Company #1 (call number 299). Nicholas was also a Boy Scout leader, a was a charter member of the McKeesport Area Shared Ministries, and an usher and trustee of the Wesley United Methodist Church. He was an avid traveler with his family as well. He is survived by his wife, Joyce R. Fallert Gorzo, who were days short of their 60th wedding anniversary; children, Jacelyn (Donald) Strom of East McKeesport; Nicholas Arthur Gorzo of White Oak; grandson, Duston Strom; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, Nicholas was preceded in death by his sisters, Marjorie (the late Stephen) Katich; and Jeannine (the late John) Palko. Family and friends will gather at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. and on Friday, April 14, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. when services will be held in the funeral home chapel. Should friends desire, memorial contributions in Nicholas’s name may be made to the White Oak Volunteer Fire Company #1, 1130 California Avenue, White Oak, PA 15131. To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com
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Service Schedule

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Gathering

Thursday, April 13, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc.

1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131

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Gathering

Friday, April 14, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc.

1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131

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Service

Friday, April 14, 2023

11:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc.

1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131

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