Francis P. "Pudgy" Zelinsky

Born: Thu., Oct. 24, 1935
Died: Tue., May 7, 2019


9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Fri., May 10, 2019
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

12:00 PM Fri., May 10, 2019
Location: Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church

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Francis P. "Pudgy" Zelinsky, age 83, of New Philadelphia, PA, passed away with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Schuylkill, East in Pottsville. Born in Saint Clair, PA on October 24, 1935, he was the son of the late Frank and Helen (Kuziak) Zelinsky. Francis worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Schlouch Inc. until retiring. He enjoyed being with all his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Bernard Zelinsky and a sister Dolores Hobbs. Francis is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rose Mary (Murray) Zelinsky; two daughters: Sherry Baddick and her husband David and Lori Bacon and her husband Mark Sr.; a son Scott Zelinsky and his wife Ashley; six grandchildren: Mark Jr., Casey, Lauren, David, Jake, and Izabella; four great-grandchildren: Brooklyn, Mark III, Alexa, and Addison; and a sister Joan Harp, Virginia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in New Philadelphia at 12noon on Friday, May 10th, with Rev. Ronald Minner officiating. Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Friday morning from 9:30-11:30AM at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St. Port Carbon. Interment will be held private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Cross Church Memorial Fund, 99 Valley Street New Philadelphia, PA 17959 or to the American Diabetes Association, 65 E. Elizabeth Ave., Suite 502 Bethlehem, PA 18018 . Please send condolences to

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Doris & Roger Davis
   Posted Fri May 10, 2019
Lori, Mark & Family,

We send our healing prayers and comforting hugs; hoping that your cherished memories will ease some of your pain.
Please accept our sincere sympathies.

Doris & Roger Davis

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