August 9, 1933 - November 19, 2020
Burial Date: November 24, 2020
Michael A. Zumerling, Jr., 87, of Masontown, PA., passed away November 19, 2020, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
He was born in Gates, PA. on August 9, 1933, the son of the late Michael Andrew, Sr. and Katherine (Katrody) Zumerling.
He was a graduate of German Township High School, Class of 1951 and served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed by the US Bureau of Prisons as a Senior Correctional Officer until his retirement.
Mike loved watching the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins on TV. He was a manager of Teener Baseball League and American Legion Teams. He was a member of the American Legion and Jednota. He loved gardening and did so for many years. He also loved family gatherings and traveling. He was loved by all and will be sorely missed.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Frances Gordulic.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Irene E. (Zembar) Zumerling, who was his high school sweetheart and they celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on October 3, 2020. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children: Kathryn (Robert) Lesnick of Virginia, Deborah Zumerling of California, Michael (Kim) Zumerling III of Bridgeville, PA and Steven Zumerling of California; five grandchildren: Robert (Amanda) Lesnick Jr.; Alexander (Asifa) Lesnick; Leslie (Michael) Wade; Michael E. (Danielle) Zumerling and Nikolas Zumerling; 8 great grandchildren: Joey, Andrew and Hayley Lesnick; Norah, Henry and Lydia Wade; Gianna Zumerling and Laith Lesnick; and his sisters: Marcela DePinto of Youngstown, OH and Connie Gereg of Pittsburgh, PA.
Friends will be received in the John S. Maykuth Jr. Funeral Home, 7 River Avenue, Masontown, PA on Monday, November 23 from 2 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, November 24 until 9:30 am when Prayers of Transfer will be said. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 am at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Church with Father William G. Berkey as Celebrant. Interment at Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown, PA.
Due to the COVID-19 state and federal guidelines and restrictions, social distancing and masks are required at the viewing and services.